Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The 3-year program matches grants given by states to small businesses to either enter or increase their business internationally. The objective is to help small businesses become more competitive in the international marketplace. The program is managed by SBA with grants being awarded at the state level.
Friday, February 28, 2014
These micro businesses serve the needs of many locals but often fall through the cracks when it comes to getting financial support. That's why the second round of the Small Business Revolving Loan program is good news to small business owners throughout Herkimer County, New York. They now have another opportunity to apply for the program's combination grant-and-loan program.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Three companies who recently received grants developed products or systems that had big potential for commercialization in West Virginia. One company developed a portable water filtration unit that can be used for customer demonstrations on clean water. Another grant went to a biotechnology company whose specialty is analyzing DNA, and a third grant was awarded to a company to further their work in green processes.
Friday, February 21, 2014
For three consecutive years, the organization has been able to fund grants through corporate donations and grants from state and local economic development agencies. In 2013, the organization raised about $3 million to fund its $50,000 grants to entrepreneurs, and they are hoping in 2014 to benefit from even more funding through a bill being reviewed in the Missouri House that could bring the organization some additional and more permanent funding.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
This is the second round of funding offered through the Small Business Recovery Fund (SBRF) program. The program is supported by Blue Ocean Enterprises, the Richardson Foundation, and by the Bohemian Foundation and offered by the United Way of Larimer County.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Eligible businesses must have 100 or fewer employees. The grants are up to $9,500 each and provide matching grant money for the cost of projects that will save 25 percent a year in the prevention of pollution or in energy savings.
Monday, February 10, 2014
District 3 includes the Miami communities of Liberty City, Little Haiti, Overtown, the Upper East Side, Edgewater, Buena Vista, Allapattah, Wynwood, Venetian Causeway and Watson Island; Brownsville, Biscayne Shores and Gardens Park area, the Village of El Portal and the Village of Miami Shores. Grant applications are open through February 24, 2014.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Small businesses wanting to enter the contest need to write and submit a short story that explains how important winning is to their business. Once they submit their story, they will automatically be entered in drawings that take place every week for $500 gift cards. In addition, they will receive a copy of the small business guide, “Building Buzz on a Budget.”
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Small business owners focused on projects for rural change and improvement may find more opportunities for grants from the USDA in 2014. The money focuses on helping projects that include first-time home ownership, home repair/rehabilitation, community facilities, business assistance and investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency.