Shedding Light on Markets
It just took off." The research, which consisted of interviews with 671 customers and 157 vendors from eight markets, clearly illustrates the opportunities markets provide for new entrepreneurs with little capital. currently receives 80% of its revenues through a federal program that distributes coupons to seniors, pregnant women, and
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El Cajon Marketplace
They also assist low-income refugee and immigrant entrepreneurs to open new businesses. Leveraging the existing commercial kitchen operated by the CDC to generate new food-based micro-enterprises. This project was made possible in part by the USDA 2004 grant that helped their sophisticated nutrition and micro-enterprise program get off the ground.
Harnessing the Power of Place
The year is capped off by Holiday Fest, when museums, gardens, galleries, churches, and schools in the area join together for a day of free activities, music, and holiday shopping. Today, those programs, supported by fundraising, grants, and events planned by the Foundation include providing coupons for low-income market-area residents