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Hispanic-Owned  Small Businesses 

Programs for Hispanic - Owned Businesses

  • Small Disadvantaged Business Certification: Small businesses can register to federal contracts as a Small Disadvantaged Businesses. Eligibility applies for disadvantaged owners who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Criteria for this program can be found through the SBA

  • 8(a) Business Development Program: Federal program done to provide contracting and assistance for Small Disadvantaged Businesses and gives access to business development through training, consulting, marketing, and technical assistance. 

    • To watch our recorded webinar on this program click here.

  • SBA Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP):  The SBA program that allows small businesses to partner (protege) with an experienced business (mentor) to guide proteges through business development. Check for eligibility

    • To watch our recorded webinar on this program click here.​​

  • HUBZones Program: Federal program to aid small businesses located in historically underutilized business zones. If eligible, small businesses are able to set-aside contracts made specifically for HUBZone business, as well as a 10% price evaluation preference to contract competitions. Check for eligibility

Other Resources 

  • Greater Kansas City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce aids hispanic small businesses through events, consulting, networking and certifications in partnership with the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative.

    • Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Click here

  • ​​Minority Business Development Agency: The MBDA helps provide customized business development and industry focused services to provide greater access to capital, contracts, and markets.

  • Local Assistance:  Talk with your city/county to find more programs or funding in your local area

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

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