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SBA Awards $18M in Grants to 41 State International Trade Agencies; Chris Pilkerton Quoted

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced on Thursday that $18 million in grants has been awarded to 41 state international trade agencies to support export growth among small businesses through SBA's competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).

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SBA Awards Grants to 7 Native American Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration will award seven Native American small businesses with $100,000 grants each to support business development and long-term survivability  as part of the agency’s 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance Program. The Native American Micro Enterprise Business Services grants will work to address small business challenges and help the awardees …

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Maria Contreras-Sweet: SBA Moves to Resolve HR, IT, Contracting Program Challenges

Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator at the Small Business Administration, has informed a House committee that the agency launched efforts to address agency operations management issues identified during audits by the SBA Inspector General and Government Accountability Office. Contreras-Sweet told the House Small Business Committee in a written testimony published Thursday that SBA formed a working group to …

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DEA Seeks Info on Professional Admin Services Market

The Drug Enforcement Administration under the Justice Department has issued a request for information on market conditions around professional administrative services, including the capability level and availability of service providers. According to a notice posted Tuesday on FedBizOpps, the market research targets participants of the U.S. Small Business Administration‘s 8(a) Business Development Program …

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2010 National Small Business Week

Since 1963, National Small Business week has recognized small businesses around the country and how they are contributing to overall economic prosperity.  Small business owners and entrepreneurs are honored for their contributions to the economic well-being of the country during this 3 day event. This year National Small Business week …

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