Category: Small Business News

SCORE Analysis Shows LGBTQ+ Small Businesses Contribute $1.4 Trillion to US Economy

The 1.4 million LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs across the United States are being honored during Pride Month by SCORE, mentors to small businesses and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE Analysis Shows LGBTQ+ Small Businesses Contribute $1.4 Trillion to US Economy It is a fitting moment to celebrate the efforts of LGBTQ+ […]

$20K in Small Business Grants Available to Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

From big cities to small rural communities, small businesses around the country can benefit from grant funding. This week, several large cities announced new programs to support their local business community. Read on for opportunities in NYC, Detroit, Boulder, and more. Antares REACH Grant Program Providing $20K in Grants to Underrepresented Entrepreneurs Antares Capital, Hello […]

Social Media Ads Drive Sales for Small Business … But Not All Ads Work

A recent study of consumers confirmed that adverts do influence their buying decisions, though not all advert types are successful. Social Media Ads Drive Sales for Small Business … But Not All Ads Work For example, celebrity endorsement was rated the top ‘Characteristic of a Bad Ad’ in the study by marketing experts Unsupervised, suggesting […]

Small Business Grants Support Rent, Technical Assistance, Employee Retention

Today’s small businesses need resources for a huge variety of operational needs, from rent to technical support. Small business grants can help new and existing businesses cover some of these expenses. Currently, there are many programs available for businesses in various industries and markets. Here are a few to consider this week. San Jose Small […]

In the News: Get From Up to $50,000 in Grants From Public and Private Organizations

The current rate of inflation and all-around high prices is affecting small business owners disproportionately across the nation and indeed globally. And finding the funding to continue their operations is becoming more difficult as government-run programs no longer provide the same level of support. This is where grants, public and private, are able to help […]

Comcast Offering Grants to Small Businesses in Five Large Metro Areas

Businesses in communities around the country are still reeling from COVID and its after-effects. Women and entrepreneurs of color have been hit especially hard. Although pretty much every city could use extra support, Comcast has identified five key metropolitan areas to support through its latest grant program. Read about Comcast RISE grants and other current […]

Vote Imminent On RRF Refill

The US Senate could vote this week on whether or not to replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). If passed, the RRF would provide billions in grant money to restaurants and other small businesses who’ve been and continue to be affected negatively by the COVID pandemic. Restaurant Revitalization Fund was originally created when the American […]

SBA Awards Instructor of the Year Awards in the Boots to Business Program for Veterans

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the six recipients of the ‘Boots to Business Instructor of the Year’ award. SBA Awards Instructor of the Year Awards in the Boots to Business Program for Veterans Veteran-owned small businesses are part of the underserved communities that the Biden-Harris Administration is prioritizing for help. Representatives from […]