Microbusiness Advancement Center (MAC) Programs

Our Microbusiness Advancement Center (MAC) is working to build a local economy that works for everybody. We believe an economy based on healthy, sustainable, locally owned small businesses is key to making that vision a reality. MAC's key programs include:

1. Women's Business Center - click here to get started

Women's Business Center programs can help you start and grow your own business. All programs and services are open to everyone and are offered in both English and Spanish. Services include:  

  • Business classes & technical training
  • Free one-one-one business counseling
  • Access to capital 

2. Kitchen Business Incubator - click for more info

Our Kitchen Business Incubator serves food entrepreneurs in South Tucson and on Tucson's Southside. Services include:

  • Access to cooking, prep and storage space in our commercially licensed kitchen
  • Business classes, technical training and one-on-one business counseling
  • Co-working space

3. Women's Impact Lending Fund

Providing loans of up to $50,000 to women and minority businesses - coming 2018.


4. House of Neighborly Service (HNS) community events

HNS is a community center has been serving the people of South Tucson for more than 75 years. We host, sponsor and manage a variety of programs and services on this campus: 

11/1/17: Altar opens at HNS, drop-in welcomed throughout the week
11/28/17: Decorate HNS for Illuminate South Tucson, 3-5:30pm, drop-ins welcomed
12/1/17: Illuminate South Tucson/Posada, 5:30-8:30pm

Weekly Meetings: 

Las Comadritas M/Th @ 9am-12:30pm
Las Comadritas/UA Garden Kitchen Nutrition Course T @ 10:30-11:30am

HNS is located at 243 W. 33rd St. Tucson, AZ 85713