Mailing Address: PO Box 8773, Albuquerque, NM 87108
Additional Address:

10320 Rio Los Pinos Dr. NW, 87114

County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 508-9225
NTEE Code: S- Community Improvement, Capacity Building, W- Public, Society Benefit
Mission Statement:

Strengthen Our Community’s Economic Base; to 
help people start and grow businesses in Bernalillo County by 
offering unique, on-the-street, one-on-one assistance. Our extensive 
network connects entrepreneurs to community resources to turn their 
business dreams into reality. Dream... Plan... Do...

Primary Programs:

STEPS was founded to help businesses in Albuquerque’s Southeast Heights neighborhoods get started and expand – providing advice, coaching and connections to important small business resources. In 2008, we expanded our services to all of Bernalillo County. Our diverse Resource Council of community supporters and entrepreneurs provides expertise to the budding business. Our knowledge of economic development and doing business in Albuquerque is available to our clients.

STEPS is all about you – the business owner. We meet with you personally to discuss your dreams and plans. Our Executive Director helps you work through the reality of doing business in Albuquerque. We will help you find the resources you’ll need to be successful.

. Our Resource Board includes a diverse group of community supporters and entrepreneurs from all walks of life and local neighborhoods who know the complexities of economic development and the challenges of doing business in our city.

We provide ongoing information and support. STEP by STEP provides Free, confidential, uncomplicated Small Business Advocate

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Disabled, Elderly, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Men and Boys, Native American, Rural, Urban, Veterans, Women and Girls
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

John C. Moore

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS
Types of Services Offered: Direct Services

#80-0805508 (501c3)

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