Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

WESST Corp receives $125,000.


A $125,000 federal grant has been awarded to WESST Corp, the Women's Economic Self-sufficiency Team, Sen. Jeff Bingaman announced recently. The Albuquerque nonprofit primarily assists female entrepreneurs.

The grant will pay for financial and management services to women-owned and -controlled businesses and entrepreneurs in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

"Entrepreneurship is one of the keys to economic growth in our state. This grant will help nurture and encourage small businesses, offering assistance on everything from financial guidance to management consulting," Bingaman said. …

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