Welcome to Centro Latino West

The all-Spanish language business resource center

Mi lugar para ser the best. We know your business is as important to you as your family and your community. This is why at Centro Latino West, we are invested in providing you with the resources and support tools, in your native language, needed to grow your business. Our services can help you develop your business through advice, training, and local support networks that share timely information. Sign up: it’s fast, free, and confidential.

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Centro Latino West provides the following Spanish language business services:

  • Free CONFIDENTIAL one-on-one counseling and advising services 
  • Training and programs that specifically cater to the Spanish-speaking small business owner
  • Access to financial resources and capital to support small businesses
  • Familiarity with business practices, especially accounting principles
  • A network of other minority small business owners navigating the challenges of running a business in our rural communities

Fundando mis Sueños

Fundando mis sueños, West Center’s Spanish-language business training program, is designed to help Latino business owners reach their potential and exceed their goals by providing education and resources in a collaborative environment.

This free program supports the creation of resilient businesses by educating participants in business planning, financial management, credit repair, permitting and licensing, and marketing and pricing strategies.

The program is an application-based program and delivered online via Zoom. Only 12 participants will be selected for this program.

Upon completion of the entire program (15 weeks), participants will receive $1,000 seed funding to apply to their business.  This training is delivered entirely in Spanish but is open to mono- or bi-lingual Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs.

In addition, participants may also access our FREE confidential, one-on-one advising to assist them with resources for building and expanding their businesses.

Program Details: The training consists of 15 weekly sessions (with 30 min Q&A) starting on June 23, 2023 every Wednesday from 5:00–7:00PM. The last session (#15) will be held on September 29, 2023 and will be a Graduation Celebration.


To participate, applicants must have access to the internet and a computer, tablet, or phone to access the training webinars, commit to attending every weekly class, have a for-profit business in any industry, and be located in Mendocino or Lake County.

  • Applications open May 1
  • Applications close May 26
  • Announce participants June 2
  • Program starts Wednesday June 23, 2023



Emergency Prep

Be aware and be prepared! Get ready for any situation with our Emergency Preparation program, designed to keep your business safe and operational even during an emergency.

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