Small Business Programs

Small Business Support

The Allapattah Collaborative CDC matchmake and triage small businesses so they are prepared to take full advantage of assistance available and they experience a higher level of success in obtaining grants, loans and technical assistance. We connect small businesses and provides access to information, resources and capital. We have the cultural competency to provide bilingual services to the businesses. We have built trust with local business owners and are keenly aware of neighborhood market pressures. We collaborate with other non-profit organizations and are able to properly match clients with the appropriate services thus saving the precious time of small businesses. Our goal is to ensure small businesses are ready and qualified for the grants and loans they seek.

The Allapattah Collaborative CDC provides technical assistance to small businesses and helps businesses in the following areas:

  • Establish and Register the Business

  • Acquire local and state licenses and permits

  • Business Plan Development

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting

  • Financial Consultation

  • Marketing and Advertising

  • Locate Professional Services

  • Complete Loan Package(s)

  • Lease/Purchase Negotiation

  • Locate Professional Assistance

  • Apply for DUNS number

We also help small businesses access capital by applying to the following program:

  • Paycheck Protection Program

  • EIDL Loan Advance

  • SBA Express Bridge Loans

  • SBA Debt Relief

Small Business Resilience Cohort & Fund

The goal of this initiative is to help micro-businesses rebound and fully participate in a post-Covid-19 economy, as well as, become a resource to stabilize the small business commercial corridor. Through the generous support of Hispanics In Philanthropy, The Allapattah Collaborative has been able to provide rapid relief operational gap funding to small businesses in the commercial corridor. The Small Business Resilience Cohort provided one-on-one coaching, online training, digital inclusion activities and access to professionals that provided culturally relevant support to helping business owners rethink their business model for a post-Covid-19 economy. This coaching program offers business owners free professional services to ensure business continuity by providing access to resources when they need it most. These services include:


  • Business coach and online training to rethink business model for sustainability.

  • Digital Business Coach to perform digital assessments and analyze the current digital reach of the business.

  • Certified Public Accountant to provide financial assessments and identify financial business continuity threats.

  • Marketing resources to get more customers, including online tools.

  • Accounting to help you apply for funding.

  • Coaching to help you plan and achieve your business and personal goals.

  • Legal assistance to negotiate and improve your contracts.

  • Collaboration with other businesses to succeed together.


The program is highly engaging, and it require the utmost diligence from small business owners. On the other hand, the businesses that commit to the demand of the program can rely on a team of professionals to coach, train, and guide their business to success in order to maintain a vibrant business corridor.


These are the businesses who have participated in the SBRC program

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5271 SW 8th St SUITE 512, Coral Gables, FL 33134                   (917) 294.2973


(305) 988.9673

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Dominga Beauty Salon

Aracena Foundation