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 Investment Act - Adult Programs
  • Periodically, the Workforce Connection Division of the Community and Economic Development Department has funds to conduct competitive bidding that targets adult workforce services under the Workforce Investment Act. Nonprofit and for-profit organizations and government agencies are eligible to apply.
  • Contact: Stan Flowers, Community and Economic Development Department, 602-262-4036, stan.flowers@phoenix.gov
Workforce Investment Act - Youth Programs
  • Periodically, the Workforce Connection Division of the Community and Economic Development Department has funds to conduct competitive bidding that targets youth workforce services under the Workforce Investment Act. Nonprofit and for-profit organizations and government agencies are eligible to apply.
  • Contact: Cynthia Spell Tweh, Community and Economic Development Department, 602-495-3609, cynthia.spell@phoenix.gov