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El Pajaro Community Development Corporation

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General Agency Information
Name:El Pajaro Community Development Corporation
Address:23 East Beach Street, # 209
Watsonville, CA  95076
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-722-1224
Fax Number:831-722-3128
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Description:El Pajaro Community Development Corporation has more than thirty years of experience in the provision of bilingual/bicultural small business assistance and promotes micro-enterprise and small business development by supporting low-income and minority entrepreneurs in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties.

ELIGIBILITY: Primarily focused on minority, Spanish speaking and low-income entrepreneurs. Anyone in business or planning a business in area.
Programs:Plaza Vigil Retail Incubator: Provides training and support to new business owners who live in the Pajaro Valley. Clients must meet eligibility requirements to rent space in incubator.

Commercial Kitchen Incubator (CKIP): a food business incubator in a fully equipped, shared-use commercial kitchen facility to assist low to moderate-income, Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs with starting and operating a successful business in the Santa Cruz, San-Benito and Monterey Counties.

Women's Business Education and Loan Program (WBELP): helps women business entrepreneurs to access services that will give them important education and technical assistance they need to start and operate their own business.

Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:Sliding Scale
Areas Served:Monterey County
Pajaro Valley
San Benito County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Watsonville

Carmen  Herrera-Mansir
Executive Director

Rebecca Ruvalcaba
Office/Property Manager

Contact Persons

Carmen Herrera-Mansir

Amy  Mascareņas

Subject Headings
 Private Nonprofits
Small Business Development
Technical Assistance Specializations
Trade Associations
This record last modified January 7, 2014

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