The Acceso Sacramento Lending Council (ASLC) seeks to address the accessibility and equity capital gaps for minority small businesses across the Sacramento region. ASLC seeks to serve as an interactive platform of certified and trusted micro and small business loan providers. The Council's membership is strategically composed to offer traditional and alternative lending solutions. Furthermore, it seeks to adequately identify and address the factors to close these gaps.
The SACHCCF positions diversity and inclusion of Hispanic owned and minority owned businesses as critical drivers for business maturation, and economic and community growth. Our Diversidad Matters program drives economic competitiveness, business readiness, and promotes inclusive growth through the Greater Sacramento region by championing sustainability and supplier diversity. Diversidad Matters encourages and facilitates energy-efficiency and procurement practices in the Sacramento region through education, outreach, networking, marketing, and advocacy. The SACHCC and SACHCCF seeks to increasingly becoming a one-stop resource for information, participation, and platform to promote diversity in business.
The SACHCC and the SACHCCF is committed to supporting the advancement of Latinx students, workforce and professionals across the Sacramento six-county region.
Since the SACHCCF Scholarship programs began, over $640,000 has been awarded to students.
Students, who have academic excellence, outstanding community service and show exceptional leadership promise, are eligible for the Mayor Joe Serna, Jr. Scholarships.
Students, who have strong academics and community service, are eligible for El Futuro Scholarships.
Workforce and Professionals, who have been accepted into a leadership program an apply for scholarship assistance toward the program fees. Representation is critical in these programs, and the SACHCCF is committed to supporting access to these programs that can provide professional advancement.
Small Business Support
Acesso Small Business Boost Grants-provide needed funding for small businesses to cover expenses or gain access to upgrades for their business to allow them to stay open, grow, and sustain. This program officially launched in 2022 and provided $53,000 in small business boost grants.