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Aug 25, 2016, 06:00 ET TODAY: Obama Cabinet Member for Small Business to Highlight Federal Resources for Flood-Affected Louisiana Residents

 Members of the press are invited to join U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), Chairman of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship...


Aug 22, 2016, 17:27 ET SBA Partners with W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine PETERSEN to Launch $2.1 Million in Entrepreneurship Training and Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

The leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and microlender Justine PETERSEN today announced the...


Aug 22, 2016, 13:12 ET News Re-Advisory TODAY: SBA, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine Petersen Announce Historic Partnership to Deliver Entrepreneurship Training and Access to Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

 Today, the leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Justine Petersen will announce a...


Aug 19, 2016, 14:03 ET MONDAY: SBA, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine Petersen Announce Historic Partnership to Deliver Entrepreneurship Training and Access to Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

On Monday, August 22nd, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Justine Petersen will announce a...


Aug 16, 2016, 18:02 ET SBA Administrator Announces $186,140 Award for Colorado to Support Small Business Trade Growth

 Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced today that the State of Colorado has been...


Aug 16, 2016, 09:25 ET TODAY: Obama Cabinet Member to Visit Denver and Boulder to Highlight Small Business Growth through Exports

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's Cabinet will travel to...


Aug 15, 2016, 18:21 ET TOMORROW: Obama Cabinet Member to Visit Denver and Boulder to Highlight Small Business Growth through Exports

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's Cabinet will travel to...


Aug 09, 2016, 11:06 ET SBA Launches New Website for America's Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

SBA has launched certify.sba.gov, a new website to further streamline and improve the application processes for small businesses and entrepreneurs...


Aug 08, 2016, 11:59 ET TUESDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to Visit Michigan Cities to Highlight Resources for Hispanic-American Entrepreneurs

Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama's Cabinet, will join U.S. Senator Debbie...


Aug 04, 2016, 15:17 ET SBA Administrator Appoints Chris James as Head of Field Operations

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced today that Chris James has been appointed to...


Aug 03, 2016, 10:02 ET SBA and Grameen America Partner to Provide Microloans for Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Grameen America, Inc., a leading nonprofit microfinance organization, today announced a renewed...


Aug 02, 2016, 11:43 ET SBA Announces 11 New Members of Small Business Technology Coalition

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced the addition of 11 new members to its groundbreaking Small Business Technology...


Jul 28, 2016, 15:42 ET Webinar: Creating Evacuation & Shelter-In-Place Plans

Recent attacks in office buildings and other public places by assailants armed with deadly weapons have heightened the necessity for an increased...


Jul 27, 2016, 11:44 ET SBA Administrator Appoints New Members to the National Women's Business Council

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced today that she has appointed two new members to...


Jul 21, 2016, 16:24 ET SBA Introduces Online Tutorials for Small Businesses Seeking Federal R&D Funding

The U.S. Small Business Administration released its highly anticipated Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) online tutorials to help small...


Jul 18, 2016, 09:55 ET TODAY: Obama Cabinet Member in Tampa to Promote Small Business Exporting

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama's Cabinet will visit a...


Jul 14, 2016, 12:59 ET SBA Awards Grants to 21 Universities and Organizations To Support R&D, Small Business Innovation

 The U.S. Small Business Administration will award up to $125,000 in grants to 16 Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program...


Jul 07, 2016, 17:04 ET What Are the Top Five Disaster Risks to Small Businesses?

Small businesses are particularly vulnerable to losses caused by natural disaster, cyberattacks, and on a smaller scale structural...


Jul 07, 2016, 14:13 ET FRIDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit St. Francisville and New Orleans, Louisiana as part of Main Street Road Tour

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit St. Francisville and New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday,...


Jul 05, 2016, 21:34 ET THURSDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Jackson and Vicksburg, Mississippi as part of Main Street Road Tour

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit Jackson and Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 7th as...


Jul 05, 2016, 16:10 ET UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Memphis, Tenn., Helena, Ark., and Clarksdale, Miss., as part of Main Street Road Tour

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit Memphis, Tenn., Helena, Ark., and Clarksdale, Miss. on...


Jul 01, 2016, 15:56 ET WEDNESDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Memphis, Tenn., Helena, Ark., and Clarksdale, Miss., as part of Main Street Road Tour

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit Memphis, Tenn., Helena, Ark., and Clarksdale, Miss....


Jul 01, 2016, 12:54 ET TUESDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Blytheville, Ark., as part of Main Street Road Tour

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Blytheville, Ark., on July...


Jul 01, 2016, 12:38 ET MONDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Ste. Genevieve, Mo., as part of Main Street Road Tour

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit Ste. Genevieve, Mo., on July 4th to kick-off the...


Jul 01, 2016, 11:42 ET SBA Administrator Embarks on Main Street Road Tour

 As the nation celebrates its 240th birthday, Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be...