CIELO is a grassroots organization that empowers hardworking Orange County residents to pursue economic self-sufficiency. They accomplish this by setting their clients on a path to success through two key areas: Entrepreneurship and Upward Mobility. The goal is to equip clients with an entrepreneurial mindset, along with the passion, resourcefulness, and hard work that go into entrepreneurship, to give them an advantage as they launch small businesses and/or grow in their careers. Each year, CIELO reaches 1,000 primarily low-income people. Their services help clients learn and earn, transferring the knowledge they gain from CIELO into an increase in earnings and stability.