findCRA to Lead CRA Sessions and Exhibit at the 2022 Tennessee Bankers Association’s Compliance Conference

findCRA will be onsite at the annual Tennessee Bankers Association Compliance Conference on Thursday, November 17th and Friday, November 18th in Nashville, Tennessee. findCRA is a sponsor and exhibitor at this year’s event, bringing together the state’s banking compliance professionals.  The multi-day event will feature discussions on a variety of banking compliance topics.  findCRA […]

OCC: Agency to Host Symposium on Bank Mergers

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host a symposium on bank mergers at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., on February 10, 2023. The symposium will promote public input and discussion regarding the framework for analyzing bank mergers under federal law, including topics such as competition, financial […]

SBA: Funding Awarded to Organizations Delivering Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program

Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman , head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 33 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the awarding of $300,000 in funding to four organizations to deliver existing training programs through the SBA’s Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program. “Our veterans and military families […]

EDA: $1.8 Million Invested to Build Renewable Energy Workforce Training Center in Lame Deer, MT

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.8 million grant to Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, to build the Northern Cheyenne Energy Education and Training Center (NCEETC). This project will provide workforce development and training for in-demand […]

EDA: $4.2 Million Invested to Boost Manufacturing Workforce Training Efforts in Northeast Ohio

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.2 million grant to the Lake County Community College District, Kirtland, Ohio, to renovate Lakeland Community College’s Industrial Skills Training Center for Advanced Manufacturing. This grant will help to diversify the local economy […]

SBA: $7.2 Million in PRIME Grants Awarded to Help Emerging Micro-Entrepreneurs Gain Access to Capital

Grants Will Help 38 Small Business Support Organizations Provide Technical Assistance and Training Services to Economically Disadvantaged Businesses, Rural Small Businesses, and Foreign Language Entrepreneurs   Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 33 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced a $7.2 […]

SBA: Expansion of Ascent Online Digitial Platform Programming Announced

The digital platform focused on providing women-owned small businesses training resources, offers new course on how to expand into international markets Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) launched “Growing Globally”, one of several training courses housed in the revamped Ascent online learning platform. “Growing Globally” specifically explores ways women entrepreneurs can expand their small […]

SBA: Inaugural Small Business Cyber Summit to Take Place During National Cybersecurity Month

On October 26, the SBA Will Convene Experts from the Cybersecurity and Business Worlds to Share Best Practices and Practical Tools to Help Small Businesses Bolster Their Cyber Defenses Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and voice for America’s 33 million small businesses in President Biden’s […]

EDA: Over $85 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested Last Week

The following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program: September 21, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2.5 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost High Speed Internet Connectivity in Southwest Louisiana September 20, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $5.3 Million in American Rescue Plan […]

SBA: Historic Federal Collaboration Launches New Digital Toolkit to Empower Workers and Promote Benefits of Equitable Labor-Management Partnerships

New digital resources will equip small businesses and other employers with tools to best protect the rights of workers interested in joining a union  In continued celebration of Labor Day, today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and the U.S. Federal Mediation and […]