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Connecting Small
Businesses to Resources
and Assistance

The Com­mu­ni­ty Nav­i­ga­tor Pilot Pro­gram (CNPP) is a resource available to small businesses across the United States. We empower and uplift underserved minority-owned small and medium-sized businesses, providing valuable resources to fortify and accelerate their business growth.

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We Are Your Local Community  Navigators

At Universal Processing, we are honored to be a part of the CNPP, an initiative launched by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to uplift and empower small business owners throughout the United States. In collaboration with the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC), we are dedicated to the advancement of minority-owned small and medium-sized businesses.

Universal Processing CEO, Saint Hung, alongside SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman and USPAACC CEO Susan Allen, at the Celebrasian Conference.

We are a not-for-profit government-sponsored initiative focused on providing resources and educating business owners.

We provide complimentary resources, including webinars, one-on-one consultations, and assistance in securing grants and loans.

Be featured in our success stories, become a speaker, podcast guest, volunteer, or intern to empower small business owners with us. 

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Financial Management Training

Access essential training related to financial literacy, credit improvement, and fiscal capacity through one of our many free webinars and workshops hosted by industry experts.

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Loans and Grants Applications

Sign up to get notified about loans and grants available to small businesses within the CNPP program. We'll help you overcome any language or technical barriers in the application process.

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Small Business Consulting

Assess business optimization, technology, marketing and payment processing systems to increase revenue. Connect with professional services like legal counselling, HR & labor law counseling, accounting, business taxation, and more.

Pre-Register NOW!

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Enjoy FREE business education, get some refreshments, and connect with fellow business owners who, like you, are driven by passion and business growth. If you want to learn more about business plan writing, grant and loan applications, or core business techniques, please sign up for our Free Business Express Event! 

Event Details Track 1:

  • Date and Time: Jan 23, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET

  • Language: English only

  • Location: 60 West 38th St, Floor 2, New York, NY 10018

Topic: Hiring/Retaining Talent

  • Financial Literacy: Gain essential knowledge about financial concepts, empowering small business owners to make informed decisions.

  • Budgeting Strategies: Learn effective budgeting techniques tailored to small businesses, helping optimize resource allocation and maximize profitability.

  • Financial Planning: Explore the importance of financial planning for long-term success, including goal setting, risk management, and strategic financial decision-making.

  • Interactive Learning: Engage in a hands-on workshop where participants can apply financial principles to real-life scenarios, fostering practical skills for managing and improving their business finances.

Event Details Track 2:

  • Date and Time: Jan 23, 2024 at 3:30 PM ET

  • Language: English only

  • Location: 60 West 38th St, Floor 2, New York, NY 10018

Topic: Practice Presentation (volunteering)

  • Understanding Funding Options: Gain insights into various sources of capital, including loans, grants, and investment opportunities, to make informed decisions on the best fit for your business.

  • Navigating Loan Processes: Learn the intricacies of loan applications, eligibility criteria, and how to present a compelling case to potential lenders, increasing your chances of securing financing.

  • Financial Health Assessment: Understand how lenders evaluate the financial health of a business and discover strategies to strengthen your financial position, making your business more attractive to investors.

  • Networking and Resources: Connect with industry experts, financial institutions, and fellow entrepreneurs to build valuable networks and access resources that can support your business's capital needs.

Contact us immediately at (212) 835-2485 or


CNPP is a nonprofit government-sponsored program designed to help small and medium-sized businesses across the United States for FREE.

Open Grants

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The Small Business Digital Ready Program

Closes: December 20th

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Closes: April 30th at 5:00 PM ET

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WomensNet's Grants

1 Application = 4 Grants

Year-round application.

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Recognized Community Advocates

“Spokes” are qual­i­fied orga­ni­za­tions recognized by the Small Business Administration and the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce to aid businesses in the US.