Business and Workforce Development

Management Technical Assistance
  • This Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)-funded program matches Phoenix business owners with experienced private sector consultants who can offer guidance in seven technical areas: general business, marketing, accounting and finance, information systems, organizational development, quality control and public and private procurement. Consultants are chosen from those who respond to an annual request for qualifications (RFQ).
  • Contact: Jesse Garcia, Neighborhood Services Department, 602-261-8697, jesse.garcia@phoenix.gov
Business Assistance Program
  • The goal of the Business Assistance Program is to provide funds to community agencies that, in turn, foster economic growth in Phoenix's small business community. The Community and Economic Development Department issues a request for proposals (RFP) annually.
  • Contact: Jesse Garcia, Neighborhood Services Department, 602-261-8697, jesse.garcia@phoenix.gov
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act - Youth Programs
  • The Human Services Department, Business and Workforce Division solicits proposals from qualified organizations to provide programs and services to City of Phoenix youth through its federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Workforce Program. Eligible organizations must have experience responding to the unique needs of youth with barriers and assist them with obtaining employment, re-engage in school, prepare for postsecondary education and/or connect to industry-focused education and training programs and provide career pathways that lead to long-term career development opportunities.
  • Contact: Demitria Robles, 602-262-7302, demitria.robles@phoenix.gov