SBA: National Small Business Week Hosts Second Annual Virtual Conference on May 5 to May 7

As part of the National Small Business Week (NSBW), the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses, will cohost the second annual NSBW Virtual Conference from May 7 – 8, 2019. The conference will include educational webinars presented by NSBW Cosponsors, virtual exhibit booths, and a networking room where business owners […]

Census Bureau: Webinar on April 9th on Accessing Data in 2019 with Transition to data.census.gov

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to show participants how to access data using data.census.gov. The Census Bureau has developed a new way of accessing data and is now a few months away from the official launch of data.census.gov and the retirement of American FactFinder in June. Starting in July, […]

CFPB: Forty Organizations Join the 2019 “Your Money, Your Goals” Cohort

As part of its mission to empower consumers to make more informed financial decisions, the Bureau works through established community organizations and service providers to integrate financial empowerment tools and services. Today we welcome 40 new organizations to the 2019 Your Money, Your Goals cohort. Since 2013, the Bureau has worked through […]

CDFI Fund: New Dates and Registration Open for FY 2019 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Workshop

Due to the Government shutdown, the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Workshop previously scheduled for January 29 & 30, 2019, was canceled. This two-day workshop for potential fiscal year (FY) 2019 Qualified Issuer and Guarantee applicants has been rescheduled for February 25 & 26, 2019, and will be co-sponsored with […]

SBA: Apply for SBA Workshops on Women’s Business Center Grants

Funding Available to Help Train Idaho’s Women Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct workshops next week to train organizations in Idaho on best practices regarding the Women’s Business Center (WBC) grant application process. The following are the dates and locations of the workshops: Monday, Feb. […]

ABA: America’s 2 Million Bankers Encouraged to Register for ABA Foundation’s 2019 Financial Education Initiatives

ABA Foundation programs call for banker volunteers to join growing, industry-wide efforts designed to help local communities The American Bankers Association Foundation today launched its 2019 financial education registration campaign, calling on banker volunteers from across the country to register for a range of successful, industry-wide programs designed to enhance […]

SBA: Upcoming Workshops on Applying for Women’s Business Center Grants

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct workshops to train organizations in Idaho on best practices regarding the Women’s Business Center (WBC) grant application process. The dates and locations of the workshops will be held in mid-January with more information announced at a later date. “We know that when […]

CFPB: The 2018 Financial Literacy Annual Report Sums Up a Year of Achievements in Financial Education

Financial education is a critical part of the Bureau’s mission to empower people to take more control over their economic lives. The 2018 Financial Literacy Annual Report details how the Bureau works toward this goal by: Providing financial education directly to the public, and by expanding local delivery of financial information […]

EDA: $3.1 Million Invested to Support Disaster Resiliency Efforts in Laurens, SC

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.1 million grant to Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission of Laurens, South Carolina, to make critical water infrastructure improvements needed to keep businesses open in the wake of future severe weather […]