Tag: SBA

In the News: The SBA, ARPA and Local Communities Offering Grants From $2,500 to $400K

If you want to give your business a chance at winning a grant you have to make sure your company aligns with the mission of the organization. This includes the Small Business Administration (SBA), American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), local governments, non-profits, and private organizations. Whether it is a public or private organization, they all […]

SBA Partners with Operation HOPE to Promote Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined forces with Operation HOPE to promote the recently signed Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM). SBA Partners with Operation HOPE to Promote Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities SAM aims to encourage the development of entrepreneurial potential within the Black community, with Operation HOPE being the nation’s largest non-profit dedicated to […]

SBA Seeking Nominations for 2023 National Small Business Week Awards

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the call for nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Week (NSBW) Awards. SBA Seeking Nominations for 2023 National Small Business Week Awards The NSBW Awards will honor the inspirational achievements of SBA-assisted small businesses as well as their valuable contributions to local communities and the nation’s […]

SBA Opens Program to Get Women Owned Businesses Federal Contracts

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the return of ChallengeHer to help women-owned small businesses gain access to federal contracts. SBA Opens Program to Get Women Owned Businesses Federal Contracts ChallengeHer is a government contracting education initiative that hosts events to provide networking opportunities between women-owned businesses and government contractors. ChallengeHer also provides […]

Senators Tell SBA to Make Loans Accessible to People “Impacted by Criminal Justice System”

Senator Ben Cardin, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Senator Cory Booker, a senior member of the Small Business Committee have urged the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make loans accessible to entrepreneurs with a criminal record. Senators Urge SBA to Provide More Access to Loans In a letter sent […]

SBA Creates Advisory Committees to Increase Small Business Access to Capital

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the establishment of two new federal advisory committees to accelerate support for start-ups driving critical innovation while increasing small businesses’ access to patient capital. SBA Creates Advisory Committees to Increase Small Business Access to Capital The new federal advisory committees are the Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Advisory […]

SBA Administrator Releases Statement on Reversal of Roe v Wade

Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman said that last week’s Supreme Court ruling overturning the 1973 Roe v Wade decision would “jeopardize the civil liberties of millions of women.” Guzman said that the reversal would create ripple effects across communities and our economy, “particularly for women entrepreneurs pursuing the American dream of business ownership.” Guzman […]

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 […]

Senators Urge SBA to Use Available Money to Fund EIDL Requests

Two Senate committee chairs want the Small Business Administration to pull more funds into the Economic Impact Disaster Loan program. They are asking the SBA to pull Covid-19 relief money from relief programs where it hasn’t been spent. Last week, the SBA urged small business owners in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania […]