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Provident bank Foundation Offering Funds to Build Stronger Communities

Provident bank Foundation Offering Funds to Build Stronger Communities

The Provident Bank Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life in New Jersey and Pennsylvania communities in Provident Bank’s marketplace. Since its founding in 2003, the Provident Bank Foundation has granted more than $19 million to not-for-profit organizations and institutions working toward stronger communities. The Provident 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
Grants up to $75,000 to Fight Childhood Obesity

Grants up to $75,000 to Fight Childhood Obesity

Purpose Childhood obesity is one of the most serious threats to the health of our nation. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), through its commitment to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic, has provided national leadership in efforts to achieve a healthy weight for all of our nation’s children, especially in lower-income communities Read more
Business Leaders Seek Advice and Best Practices In Success Plans

Business Leaders Seek Advice and Best Practices In Success Plans

Coaching has become a leading resource that business leaders are taking advantage of to create highly successful businesses. The one misunderstanding is that to use a business coach your business needs to be larger, but that’s not the case at all. Coaching can help create clarity and direction in any size business. Working with a [...] Read more
Category: Business
USDA Announces $29 Million to Provide Housing for Farmworkers

USDA Announces $29 Million to Provide Housing for Farmworkers

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that USDA is investing $29 million to provide affordable housing for farm laborers and their families. “Housing is often the first step on the road to more economic prosperity for farmworker families,” Vilsack said. “These loans and grants will significantly improve the lives Read more
SBA Has Record Breaking Year in Lending

SBA Has Record Breaking Year in Lending

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) Loan Program reached a lending record in 2014, as announced today by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.  By the end of the fiscal year (Sept. 30), SBA had approved 52,044 7(a) loans for $19.19 billion, an increase of 12 percent in number loans and 7.4 percent in dollar amount [...] 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
Category: Veterans
Fellowship Program To Award up to $300k for Innovative Community Development Ideas

Fellowship Program To Award up to $300k for Innovative Community Development Ideas

The Rhode Island Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship, an annual program to stimulate solutions to the state’s challenges. Made possible through the vision and generosity of philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the program will award two applicants up to $300,000 over three years to Read more
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
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