SBA: Services Expanded for Women Entrepreneurs in South Carolina

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is accepting grant applications for a new Women’s Business Center in South Carolina. This expansion of SBA services is part of the agency’s priority to open more doors for women entrepreneurs and increase access to resources in socially and economically disadvantaged communities. “This new grant opportunity […]

SBA: Funding Opportunity Announced through the State Trade Expansion Program

Grant provides opportunities for small businesses to take their businesses global The U.S. Small Business Administration announces the opening of the submission period for a funding opportunity through the State Trade Expansion Program. The purpose of the grant opportunity is to invite proposals for funding from eligible state entities interested in, and capable […]

SBA: FDIC & SBA Update Money Smart for Small Business Credit and Banking Modules

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation have released two updates to the popular Money Smart for Small Business curriculum. The updated modules focus on banking and credit. They are available for SBA Resource Partners, financial institutions and economic development organizations to help train entrepreneurs and small business owners.  Money […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested to Repurpose Historic Building in Venango County, PA Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to Venango County Economic Development Authority of Franklin, Pennsylvania, to renovate the third floor of the historic Oil City National Bank Building for use as a Business Innovation Center. […]

HUD: Innovation Housing Showcase and HUD Opportunity Zone Pilot Program Announced

Secretary Carson makes two major announcement at the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show. When speaking at the 2020 National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host […]

SBA: Workshops on Applying for Women’s Business Center Grants Set for Feb. 4-5, 2020 in South Carolina

Funding Available to Help Train South Carolina’s Women Entrepreneurs he U.S. Small Business Administration will hold roundtable training sessions in Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina on best practices regarding the Women’s Business Center grant application opportunity. Columbia: Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. ESTBenedict College Business Development Center2601 Read St, Columbia, S.C. […]

FDIC: Money Smart for Small Business Credit and Banking Modules Updated

Enhanced tools can help banks support small businesses As part of their ongoing commitment to strengthening bank-community partnerships, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today released two updates to the popular Money Smart for Small Business curriculum. The updated modules focus on banking and credit, and […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Equip Biotech Incubator in Irvine, CA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to The Beall Family Foundation of Newport Beach, California to provide scientific lab equipment for use at the University Lab Partners biotech incubator facility in Irvine. The EDA grant, […]

EDA: Investment Made to Support Business Education in New York

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $800,000 grant to TruFund Financial Services, Inc., of New York, New York to support the Hunts PoinEt Growth and Resiliency Program. The two-year program will provide business education classes and one-on-one counseling led by TruFund staff and […]

EDA: Investment Made to Support Entrepreneurial and Start-up Growth in West Virginia

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $708,300 grant to New River Gorge Regional Development Authority in Beckley, West Virginia to promote business development, job creation, job retention, and private investment in Southern West Virginia by expanding WV HIVE entrepreneur and business assistance programs. […]