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2007 HP Microenterprise Development Program grant recipients

The HP Microenterprise Development Program is designed to support nonprofit microenterprise development agencies in the U.S. that serve clients in low-income communities.

We seek to advance the use of technology in microenterprise development programs in order to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of microenterprises in underserved communities. HP’s investments focus not only on providing technology access to microenterprises, but also on training microenterprises on how to use technology to build and grow their business.

The total value of the 2007 grant award is more than $57,000. In addition, recipients will receive a travel grant to participate in a conference to share learnings, address common challenges and provide information that will serve to educate and inform the microenterprise development industry.

We are proud to recognize the 2007 HP Microenterprise Development Program grant recipients.

2007 recipients

HP distributed a Request for Proposals that was open to all eligible agencies in 2007 and received many excellent proposals. After a thorough and competitive review process, we have selected the following 40 nonprofit agencies to receive an HP Microenterprise Development Grant award:

Arizona

Microbusiness Advancement Center, Tucson

Arkansas

Southern Good Faith Fund, Pine Bluff

California

Agriculture & Land Based Training Association, Salinas
CHARO Community Development Corporation, Los Angeles
Mutual Assistance Network of Del Paso Heights, Sacramento
South Asian Help and Referral Agency, Artesia

Colorado

The Colorado Enterprise Fund, Denver

Delaware

YWCA of Delaware, Wilmington

Georgia

Atlanta Micro Fund (AMF) and Reynoldstown Revitalization Corporation (RRC), Atlanta
Women's Employment Opportunity Project, Inc., Atlanta

Illinois

Women's Business Development Center, Chicago

Indiana

Hammond Development Corp., Hammond
Neighborhood Self Employment Initiative, Indianapolis

Iowa

Extend the Dream Foundation, Iowa City

Louisiana

Good Work Network, New Orleans

Maine

Coastal Enterprises, Inc., Wiscasset

Massachusetts

Center for Women and Enterprise, Boston
Northeast Veterans Business Resource Center, Lawrence
Valley CDC, Northampton

Minnesota

Latino Economic Development Center, Minneapolis

New Jersey

Greater Newark Business Development Consortium, Newark
Latin American Economic Development Association, Camden

New York

ACCION New York, New York
Alternatives Venture Fund, Ithaca
Fort Greene Strategic Neighborhood Action, Brooklyn
Syracuse University - South Side Innovation Center, Syracuse

Ohio

EnterpriseWorks, Columbus

Oregon

Chemeketa Small Business Development Center, Salem
Lane MicroBusiness, Eugene
ONABEN, Tigard

Pennsylvania

Empowerment Group, Philadelphia
The Business Center, Philadelphia

Puerto Rico

Rural Opportunities Puerto Rico, Inc., Adjuntas
Women's Business Institute (WBI), San Juan

South Dakota

Sinte Gleska University Tribal Business Information Center, Mission

Tennessee

ALT Consulting, Inc., Memphis
Center for Entrepreneurial Growth, UT-Battelle and Incubator, Oak Ridge

Washington

Stone Soup, Republic

West Virginia

Eastern WV C&T College, Moorefield

Wisconsin

Western Dairyland, Independence

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