The federal government procures approximately $200 billion of goods and services annually. Since, unlike in real estate transactions, commercial lenders can fund referral fee earned by business brokers helping people buy and sell businesses, this segment of industry is supported by smaller banks and standalone finance companies who understand this sector. So when a business applies for an SBA loan, it is actually applying for a commercial loan, structured according to SBA requirements with an SBA guaranty.
The new Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program will be fully implemented over the next several months, with the first contracts expected to be awarded by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011. I have visited Texas twice in the past week and want to extend to the Gulf community my thoughts and prayers, as well as my commitment to help them get their lives back in order through the resources available through the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE volunteers work with the SBA to provide small business mentoring and training to entrepreneurs through SBA offices.
Further, the SBA may make grants to the eligible and qualified intermediary lenders to be used to provide intensive marketing, management, and technical assistance to their borrowers. SBA-guaranteed loans may not be made to a small business if the borrower has access to other financing on reasonable terms. Local SBA offices and other resources: Here you can search by zip code to find your local SBA office, women’s business center and other similar resources in your area.
Graduate from this program and you will have acquired the skills necessary to research, develop and manage a small business, grow an existing business or virtually anything else related to successful entrepreneurship. Budges are the foundation for a successful business by prioritizing expenses and setting revenue goals. I’ve already mentioned Patriot Express loans for veterans, but the SBA also emphasizes other groups.
The disaster loan program, which lends money to businesses, nonprofits, homeowners and renters affected by natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes, is administered by the Small Business Administration. SBA loans cannot be made to a small business if the borrower has access to other financing that offers reasonable terms. If you visit the local office an agent from the agency will be happy to provide you with information and assistance to applying for business grants and loans that are available under their auspices.