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SBA Announces Private-Public Partnership to Support Boots to Business: Reboot Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans

SBA Announces Private-Public Partnership to Support Boots to Business: Reboot Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) kicked-off National Veterans Small Business Week   by launching a new private-public partnership with The Marcus Foundation, First Data Corporation and Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) that will support SBA’s Boots to Business: Reboot entrepreneurship Read more
Homeowner Bailout? The HARP Program

Homeowner Bailout? The HARP Program

You hear people talking about all the different programs that can get you out of your current mortgage headache, but when you search for the solution…all you get are advertisements!  The government does have a solution, so let’s dig in.. What is the Home Affordable Refinance Program? The Home Affordable Finance Program or HARP is Read more
USDA Announces New Private Funds to Make Investments in Rural America

USDA Announces New Private Funds to Make Investments in Rural America

WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture announced the launch of two new private funds, known as Rural Business Investment Companies (RBICs), which make equity investments in rural businesses, helping them grow and create jobs. This announcement is part of USDA’s ongoing efforts to help attract private sector capital to Read more
HUD-VA PROGRAM THAT SERVES HOMELESS VETERANS TO EXPAND INTO NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

HUD-VA PROGRAM THAT SERVES HOMELESS VETERANS TO EXPAND INTO NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

HUD-VASH vouchers in Indian Country will build on national effort to end Veteran homelessness WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the HUD and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program that helps homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing will, for the first time, expand Read more
Disaster Funding Available: January 2015

Disaster Funding Available: January 2015

NEW YORK The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that it will open Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC) in West Seneca on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, and in Attica on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The location of the DLOCs will make it convenient for those affected by the severe winter storm that occurred Nov. 19 [...] Read more
HUD AND VA TEAM UP TO HELP ADDITIONAL 2,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

HUD AND VA TEAM UP TO HELP ADDITIONAL 2,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the second round of housing assistance to help 1,984 homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing.  The rental assistance announced today is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Read more
Veteran Entrepreneurs Honored by SBA

Veteran Entrepreneurs Honored by SBA

Washington, DC-The accomplishments of Veteran small business owners around the country were celebrated during National Veterans Small Business Week. U.S. Small Business Administration district offices and resource partners nationwide hosted more than 100 local events, including entrepreneurship training such as Boots to Business: Reboot classes, Read more
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SBA Announces Support for Eight ScaleUp Communities, Job Creation for Growth-Oriented Small Businesses

SBA Announces Support for Eight ScaleUp Communities, Job Creation for Growth-Oriented Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today its support for entrepreneurial ecosystem development in eight communities through “ScaleUp America.”  This new initiative is designed to provide the necessary support to help companies scale up and grow, while strengthening and enhancing local entrepreneurial ecosystems Read more
HUD & VA Team Up To Help 9,000 Homeless Vets

HUD & VA Team Up To Help 9,000 Homeless Vets

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced more than $62 million to help more than 9,000 homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing.  The rental assistance announced today is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Read more
Disaster Assistance Available to California Organizations

Disaster Assistance Available to California Organizations

SACRAMENTO, CA-Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private, nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in California, following President Obama’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of an earthquake during the period of August 24 – September 7, 2014, announced Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of Read more
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