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Search Results: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
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Innovations in MicrobusinessMembers only Login
CFED published this report on financing mirobusiness. This report offers an overview of the emerging models of practice, including lessons learned from our partners and similar efforts by other organizations.
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.
Structuring the DealMembers only Login
Russell Goings of Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. illustrates how to structure bond deals touching on various topics including repayment sources, security features, credit enhancements, and other tools.
The Illinois Infrastructure ImperativeMembers only Login
Jim Snyder with Ice Miller presents on infrastructure finance in Illinois, and how the demand for projects - both rural and urban - can be met with creative financing packages.
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.
Monahans Main Street Small Business ToolkitMembers only Login
The Monahans Main Street Association Economic Restructuring Committee has prepared a Small Business Toolkit which includes financing options.
California Reinvestment Coalition Small Business ReportMembers only Login
The California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) is a statewide membership organization of more than 300 nonprofit community-based organizations and public agencies. This report by the CRC shows that today’s bank lending to small businesses shows only...
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...
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.
Access to CapitalMembers only Login
Lynn Fernandez with Valley Economic Development Center presents on a variety of access to capital programs available in California, highlighting lending criteria for borrowers.
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...
Saginaw Future Financial AssistanceMembers only Login
Saginaw Future, a local public-private economic development agency dedicated to fostering quality job creation, wraps up a few popular Local, State, and Federal financing tools into this easy-to-navigate overview.
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...
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...
Illinois Finance Authority - Agribusiness Program OverviewMembers only Login
The Illinois Finance Authority provides expert, hands-on support to help Ag businesses get the capital they need for growth. IFA programs are targeted to address the most pressing capital needs in Illinois agribusiness. Use this document to find the...
California Financial Assistance Loan ProgramsMembers only Login
This investment guide provides a snapshot of a few financing programs available in the state of California. The state has a strong focus on Industrial Development Bonds, pollution control financing, small business loans and loan guarantees, and more.
DCEO's Advantage Illinois ProgramsMembers only Login
Stanley Luboff with Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity presented state sponsored access to capital tools and federal SSBCI and SBA programs. Luboff shares resources and links available to organizations in the state.
Investing in Illinois: Tax Increment Finance Programs
James Snyder with Ice Miller presented tax increment financing programs and options to combine TIF with other public/private tools. Snyder emphasizes the importance of TIF in redevelopment and opportunities to transform communities. Furthermore,...
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...
2013 State of Entrepreneurship AddressMembers only Login
Kauffman recently released their 2013 report addressing the state of entrepreneurship in the United States. After identifying a variety of factors limiting access to capital for young businesses, Kauffman offers several ideas that might encourage...
Wayne County Economic Development Growth EngineMembers only Login
Wayne County Economic Development Growth Engine created this brochure to highlight their economic expansion and attraction programs. Various areas of business incentives are covered as well as state and local specific programs.
Michigan STEP Program OverviewMembers only Login
Michigan Economic Development Corporation launched the State Trade Export Promotion program which provides direct reimbursements to qualified small and medium-sized export companies to develop or expand export activities.
Finance Programs to Help On-Shore Production and Expand Export SalesMembers only Login
Dennis Chrisbaum with U.S. Small Business Administration explains the various federal finance programs SBA offers to help manufacturers boost production and expand export sales. Chrisbaum emphasizes benefits of each program and encourages potential...
SBA Quick Reference Guide for Manufacturers Seeking FinancingMembers only Login
Jeanne Hulit with the Small Business Administration shared a quick reference guide covering how manufacturers can utilize SBA programs to help with start-up costs, entering a higher risk industry, securing longer term financing, or collateral to...
California Energy & Bond Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Michael Paparian with California Pollution Control Financing Authority shares financing innovations CPCFA has in place to incorporate as many tools as possible in order to maximize clean energy investments throughout California.
SBA Small Business Profiles - All StatesMembers only Login
The U.S. Small Business Administration published small business profiles of the U.S. and all states and territories. The profiles provide statistics on businesses, owner demographics, workforce, income, industries, and brief summary.
The Pennsylvania Global Access ProgramMembers only Login
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development administers the Pennsylvania Global Access Program which is designed to enhance export sales for small to mid-sized companies. Thorough program details, guidelines, and application are...
Butler County, Ohio - Overview of Financial IncentivesMembers only Login
Butler County provides a wide variety of financial incentives to help new and existing businesses. This document can assist potential borrowers find the perfect financing option for your business.
SC Small Business Loan Comparison ChartMembers only Login
This loan comparison chart produced by South Carolina's Business Development Corporation and Certified Development Corporation allows potential borrowers to evaluate small business loans by listing multiple loan programs' details side by side.
SEED Corporation Small Business Loan ApplicationMembers only Login
Small business loan application by the South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation which is a SBA certified corporation serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
SEED Corporation Revolving Loan FundMembers only Login
Powerpoint covering South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation's Revolving Loan Fund and other loan programs administered by SEED.
SBA Early Stage SBIC Initiative InfoMembers only Login
SBA's Early Stage Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Initiative promotes innovation and job creation through investments in early stage small businesses. Details and FAQs concerning the program are included.
IL Additional Support for SBA-7a Loan ProgramMembers only Login
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's support program to work in conjunction with the Small Business Administration SBA-7a loan.
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