Yakima Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Programs

  • Advocate for Latino/Hispanic business issues and as a partner in support of issues confronting the Latino/Hispanic community as a whole.
  • Provide technical assistance for small businesses with obtaining licenses, accounting, access to loans, and more.
  • Initiated the creation of the Microenterprise Revolving Loan Fund in 1996. To date, $5 million of loan capital has been made available. 90% of this has been to Hispanic/Latino businesses.
  • Prime sponsor of the Cinco de Mayo Cultural Fiesta in downtown Yakima the first full weekend in May. All proceeds go to scholarships for the winners of the Ms. Cinco de Mayo contest.
  • Partner with the Better Business Bureau to curtail scams targeting Latino/Hispanic businesses.

Registered as a 501(c)(3) and a member of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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