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Centro Aztlán is Awarded Marketing Grant from Miami-Based Marketing Agency for Nonprofits

Centro Aztlán, a Family-Based Immigration Assistance and Community Services Organization is Awarded Marketing Grant from Miami-Based Marketing Agency for Nonprofits 

Centro Aztlán, a Texas-based nonprofit human services organization has been awarded the “Worthy Cause” marketing grant by Cause Populi, LLC, a Miami nonprofit marketing agency. Popularly known as Centro Aztlán, the official name of the organization is Asociación Pro Servicios Sociales, Inc. (APSS). Centro Aztlán/APSS received the grant for online promotion of the organization, its programs and its human services mission.

Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 — Centro Aztlán, a Texas-based nonprofit human services organization has been awarded the “Worthy Cause” marketing grant by Cause Populi, LLC, a Miami nonprofit marketing agency.  Popularly known as Centro Aztlán, the official name of the organization is Asociación Pro Servicios Sociales, Inc. (APSS).  Centro Aztlán/APSS received the grant for online promotion of the organization, its programs and its human services mission.

Centro Aztlán offers assistance to low-income-eligible individuals and households in securing immigration benefits.  Among the groups benefiting from these services are women who qualify under the provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), family-based immigrant petitions, young persons qualifying under the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) provisions, and Legal Permanent Residents seeking to become naturalized U.S. citizens.

Centro Aztlán also provides tax services through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program of IRS and is expanding these services to assist self-employed persons as well as small and start-up businesses in filing tax returns. Organized in 1975, APSS has served migrant farmworkers, elderly households, the disabled, and other population groups in securing benefits to improve living conditions.

“We are grateful for the Worthy Cause grant and the support from Cause Populi because their expert assistance in launching our website will increase our visibility in the community and allow us to deliver new sets of services more effectively,” said Miguel Berry, President of the APSS, Inc. Board of Directors.  “We are launching a pilot program with a local high school to support students and parents in preparing for post-secondary education or training by carefully planning for the financial and academic challenges.”

The “Worthy Cause” grants are awarded on a quarterly basis on a matching in-kind basis to selected nonprofit institutions.  Typical projects include website development, fundraising campaigns, marketing support, and social networking campaigns.

About Centro Aztlán/APSS, Inc.

The mission of Centro Aztlán/APSS, Inc. is stated below.  It is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization under IRS Section 501(c)(3).

The purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized are: to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including but not limited to improvement of the condition of the poor, the underprivileged and the victims of discrimination and alienation; to exercise all the powers conferred upon corporations formed under the Texas Non-profit Corporation Act in order to accomplish its charitable and educational purposes, of money or property, whether real or personal, or any interest therein, wherever situated.

About Cause Populi

Cause Populi is a socially conscious marketing agency that works with nonprofit organizations and socially responsible corporations. Cause Populi supports worthy causes and nonprofits around the country through a marketing grant program, while offering a portfolio of nonprofit marketing services, including cause marketing, online, direct, mobile and social media marketing.

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