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Search Results: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
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Federal Access to Capital FinancingMembers only Login
B Vohryzek from the National Association of Development Companies provides an overview of the capital access tools offered by federal agencies at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
Meet the U.S. Small Business AdministrationMembers only Login
Dianna Seaborn from the U.S. Small Business Administration provides an overview of the capital access tools offered by the SBA at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing Small Business with the SBA 504 ProgramMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, SBA 504 Loan Program experts, Barbara Vohryzek from the National Association of Development Companies, Mike O'Donnell from Colorado Lending Source and Bill...
State and Federal Development Finance ProgramsMembers only Login
Industry experts from around the state and from various federal agencies will discuss development finance programs and their potential to spur job creation and growth in the economic development industry.
Small Business Financing Solutions - WWBICMembers only Login
Wendy Baumann (WWBIC) discusses how small businesses are financed and the various access to capital challenges they face. Baumann discusses WWBIC's services: business and financial education programming, micro and small business loans, one-on-one...
Small Business Financing Solutions - SBA LoansMembers only Login
Frank Demarest (U.S. Small Business Administration) discusses how small businesses are financed and the various access to capital challenges they face. Demarest explores SBA's 7(a) Loans, 504 Loans, Micro Loans, and more.
Export Financing Programs from SBAMembers only Login
Jim Newton, International Trade Finance Specialist for the SBA, outlines a variety of export financing assistance programs offered by the SBA.
Small Business Administration: Creative Financing SolutionsMembers only Login
Jennifer Fern, VP and SBA Specialist at KeyBank, provides a comprehensive presentation detailing several programs offered by the SBA.
The Ripple Effect
Impact Seven in Wisconsin provides a review of their success as a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), SBA and USDA loan programs manager, venture capitalist, and part-owner of a community development bank.
RLF ManagementMembers only Login
Mike O'Donnell with the Colorado Lending Source shares how their agency manages their revolving loan funds, siting a few case study examples.
Quick Reference to SBA Loan Guaranty Programs
In this comparison chart by the Small Business Administration, learn about the differences between the various loan guaranty programs offered by the federal government.
Financing Solutions for Rural BusinessesMembers only Login
Bruce Nuzum expertly details the various financing options for rural businesses including options from USDA, federal tools, and a few case studies.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan ProgramMembers only Login
The SBA 504 Loan Program along with other rural business finance options is presented by Mindy Murray of RMI.
Colorado Lending SourceMembers only Login
Mike O'Donnel of Colorado Lending Source explains several programs offered by the Small Business Administration.
National Bank of Arizona
Travis Merrell of the National Bank of Arizona introduces the National Bank of Arizona and several funding options offered by the Bank.
The Economic Viability of Microfinancing in Rural PAMembers only Login
This study analyzed the role of microfinancing programs in providing financial services to small businesses located in rural Pennsylvania counties. Microfinancing focuses on providing loans of less than $50,000 to individuals who typically operate a...
The Disaster Recovery Experience, Federal Funding & Small BusinessesMembers only Login
Lauren Tichenor of the New York State Governor's Office of Storm Recovery discusses the process and challenges behind several federal funding programs in times of disaster recovery.
Small Business Administration Microloan ProgramMembers only Login
This Congressional Research Service report opens with a discussion of the rationale provided for having a Microloan program, describes the program’s eligibility standards and operating requirements for lenders and borrowers, and examines the...
SBA Participating Microloan IntermediariesMembers only Login
The U.S. Small Business Administartion's list of Participating Microloan Intermediary Lenders provides contact information for each lender.
RLF ManagementMembers only Login
Mike O'Donnell with the Colorado Lending Source shares how their agency manages their revolving loan funds, siting a few case study examples.
Program ComparisonsMembers only Login
The SBA 7(a), SBA 504, and USDA Business & Industry (B&I) loan programs are compared in this document prepared by Sherwood Robbins of South Eastern Economic Development Company of Pennsylvania.
Federal Loan Programs OverviewMembers only Login
Sherwood Robbins of the South Eastern Economic Development Company of Pennsylvania explains how communities can access various capital lending tools.
GeorgiaTrend's 2014 Small Business GuideMembers only Login
GeorgiaTrend Magazine released the 2014-2015 Small Business Guide. This is an annual guide to starting and growing a small business in Georgia. The guide includes information about financing programs from the state and SBA.
Crowdfunding: Game Changer for Small Business?Members only Login
Pravina Raghavan of the U.S. Small Business Administration discusses examples of crowdfunding platforms, proposed rules, and SBA recommendations.
Access to Capital and Credit in Appalachia and the Impact of the Financial Crisis and Recession on Lending and Finance in the RegionMembers only Login
In 2011, the Appalachian Regional Commission commissioned this study of recent trends and availability of capital and credit for small businesses in the Appalachian Region. Many trends, data, and findings are highlighted throughout the lengthy...
How Federal Economic Development Tools Pay Back the GovernmentMembers only Login
In this paper, the National Development Council (NDC) examines six critical federal community development financing tools. Using federal financial data, NDC shows the economic activity resulting from the tools makes a significant contribution to the...
SBA: Your Small Business ResourceMembers only Login
Joe McClure with the U.S. Small Business Administration describes programs available for new and existing companies, such as capital, contracting, counseling and disaster assistance.
Small & Rural Town Development Loan ProgramsMembers only Login
Scott Bossom with the U.S. Small Business Administration presents a variety of programs available for funding and business development aimed at small towns and rural populations.
SBA Programs and ServicesMembers only Login
Michael Kane with the U.S. Small Business Administration provides an overview of the various programs offered by the Administration, including the 7a Loan Guaranty, 504 Loan Program, Microloans, counseling and contracting.
OIG Performance Audit: SBA's Defaulted Disaster Loans from 2006-2011Members only Login
This report presents the results of OIG's audit of the National Disaster Loan Resolution Center's operations and management of delinquent disaster loans to maximize recovery and minimize loses. The report shares specifics of the audit, findings, OIG...
SBA Resources for America's EntrepreneursMembers only Login
Scot Hardin with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) presented an overview of the SBA, organizational goals, an array of access to capital tools, and disaster recovery efforts.
Finance Fund Overview: Activating the Potential in People & CommunitiesMembers only Login
Mark Barbash with Finance Fund provides an overview of the organization and various lending tools Finance Fund utilizes to make an impact in Ohio. Barbash discusses loan programs, grant programs, new markets tax credits, and their healthy food...
California Business Investment Guide
The State of California – Business Investment Guide serves as a reference document to highlight California’s strategic business advantages, new state-sponsored initiatives, incentives as well as existing technical and financial assistance programs.
Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a guide to financial resources for clean energy to serve state, local and tribal leaders seeking to build a robust, clean energy economy. This guide provides a snapshot of the federal finance facilities...
Small Business: Access to Capital and Job Creation
This report addresses a core issue facing Congress: What, if any, additional action should the federal government take to enhance small business access to capital? After discussing the role of small business in job creation and retention, this...
Clean Energy Finance Progress and ProspectsMembers only Login
Michael Paparian with California State Treasurer's Office reports on the state of energy financing, specifically with emerging or nontraditional financing models for clean energy investment at the state level. Paparian discusses financing sources...
UMA Policy Brief: Industrial Revenue Bond ProgramMembers only Login
Urban Manufacturing Alliance takes an in-depth look at the Industrial Revenue Bond Program and makes a number of key findings and recommendations. This brief also examines other popular tools being paired with IRBs, state volume cap, and urban...
Small Business, Innovation and Tax Policy: A ReviewMembers only Login
William Gale and Samuel Brown from Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center published this paper discussing interactions between the federal tax code, small business, and the economy. Among other things, the paper also identifies tax provisions that most...
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