Dallas Collaborative For Equitable Devel
Business Consulting and Advising Services

The JPMorgan Chase PRO Neighborhoods is a collaborative partnership between the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Education & Innovation HUB, LiftFund, and the Texas Mezzanine Fund, to implement a community based initiative called the Dallas Collaboration for Equitable Development (DCED).  The collaborative partnership will leverage shared resources to meet the capacity, programming, and access to capital needs of all partnering community organizations.


Cynthia Nevels, Senior Business Advisor, will provide business support services to new and active businesses across Dallas. 

Our collective approach will continue to address the acute needs to develop investment in small businesses.

If you are a current small business owner needing help to adjust during the pandemic or to grow; or an individual looking to start a business, you may obtain the business support services you need from here. 

Business Support Services:

  • Setting Up the Proper Legal Structure

  • Business Startup Consulting

  • Bookkeeping and Accounting Advice

  • Market Research, Marketing and Social Media Consulting

  • Real Estate Advice (Finding the Right Location)

  • Business Plan Writing

  • Growth Strategy Development

  • Preparing for a Business Loan

  • Developing the Idea or Product

  • eCommerce

  • Web Development and Design 

  • Managing Your Operations

  • Developing Business Processes

  • Hiring the Right Talent 

  • Business and Payroll Taxes Advice 

New Participants May Follow The Following Steps:

Step 1. Complete the needs assessment form to let us know how we can assist you

Step 2.  Book your appointment with the advisor online 

Step 3. Save your appointment on your calendar, download the free Zoom app or verify a current contact number to confirm your virtual session

Step 4. Complete your session with your advisor

Step 5. Set your milestones with your advisor

Current Participants May Follow The Following Steps:

Step 1. Create and record your milestones 

Step 2.  Book your appointment with the advisor 

Step 3. Confirm your online appointment, download the Zoom app or verify a phone number for your session

Step 4. Complete your session

Step 5. Work on your milestones