Assisted NC businesses in winning 4,050 contracts minimum value of $15.77 billion
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Announcements

Federal Textile Summit Session: Finding Prime and Subcontract Opportunities (Virtual, May 18-20)

FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT VIRTUAL, MAY 18-20, 2021 Session Spotlight Finding Prime and Subcontract Opportunities: Utilizing SAM.gov, DLA DIBBS, DLA Website, MatchForce.org, NCMBC.us and Other Resources Presenter(s) will discuss how to establish and run agency- and NAICS-focused searches on SAM.gov and the DLA DIBBS system in order to identify contract opportunities. They will also discuss […]

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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant […]

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North Carolina FBO is listed to offer SAF

The NCMBC supports contractors in aerospace and defense like Koury Aviation in Greenville, NC who is one of the first to offer sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the East Coast which has been sparse.  The following article was published by the AIN Online entitled “North Carolina FBO is listed to offer SAF”.  Article: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2021-03-04/north-carolina-fbo-latest-offer-saf   by Curt […]

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Federal Textile Summit Session: Textile Workforce and Talent Pipeline: Resources for Government and Industry (Virtual, May 18-20)

FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT VIRTUAL, MAY 18-20, 2021 The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FEDTex will be held in a virtual platform. WHEN. May 18-20, 2021, […]

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Cybersecurity Forum at NC Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum (Aug 4)

19th Annual North Carolina Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum August 4, 2021 The Offices of US Senator Richard Burr, US Senator Thom Tillis, Fayetteville Technical Community College and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the 19th Annual North Carolina Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. About. This […]

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Announcement: Mentor-Protégé, Joint Ventures and Teaming Training (May 4 & 5, Virtual)

Mentor-Protégé, Joint Ventures and Teaming Training (May 4 & 5, Virtual) The North Carolina Military Business Center will host a Mentor-Protégé Training, Joint Ventures and Teaming webinar on May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. When. May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. Platform. The NCMBC will host these sessions in an online platform with […]

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US Army Special Operations FY21 Forecast

US Army Special Operations Command FY21 Forecast is now available.  If the NC Military Business Center can assist your business, please reach out to us – full contact list.

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NCMBC Job Opening: Business Development Professional (Fayetteville)

Fayetteville Technical Community College is seeking qualified applicants for this full-time or part-time position. The position works with the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Small Business Center (SBC) and participates on the NCMBC business development team. Qualified candidates will possess excellent computer skills, demonstrate evidence of a career that includes flexibility and […]

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ECSU Receives Cybersecurity Grant to Enhance Aviation/Drone Program Curriculums to Meet Growing Workforce Demand

The NCMBC supports our NC state colleges including The Elizabeth City State University (ECSU).  Dr. Kuldeep Rawat, ECSU’s Dean of the School of Science, Aviation, Health and Technology leads the way for enhanced degrees in aerospace and unmanned aerial vehicles working closely with the DHS USCG and other Federal agencies. The following article was published […]

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Northrop Designing ‘Sky Viper’ Cannon for Army’s Futuristic Attack Helicopter

This article was published by Military.com “Northrop Designing ‘Sky Viper’ Cannon for Army’s Futuristic Attack Helicopter” by Matthew Cox on 11 Mar 2021.  Article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/03/11/northrop-designing-sky-viper-cannon-armys-futuristic-attack-helicopter.html. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Coast Guard utilizes C-27J Spartan aircraft for COVID-19 vaccine deliveries on both coasts

The following was published by the DHS USCG entitled “Coast Guard utilizes C-27J Spartan aircraft for COVID-19 vaccine deliveries on both coasts”.  Article: https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Acquisitions-CG-9/Newsroom/Latest-Acquisition-News/Article/2531897/coast-guard-utilizes-c-27j-spartan-aircraft-for-covid-19-vaccine-deliveries-on-bo/, March 10, 2021.  For more information, please contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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VIRTUAL SUMMIT ANNOUNCEMENT: FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT MAY 18-20, 2021

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FEDTex will be held in a virtual platform. WHEN. May 18-20, 2021, virtually. REGISTRATION AND COST. Registration is now open. There […]

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Program Announcement for the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 1, 2021 from 0900-1300. About. The […]

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Program Executive Office – Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors Industry Day

PEO IEW&S is made up of a team of seven project managers dedicated to designing, delivering and sustaining advanced technologies to give our Soldier the decisive edge. With offices located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Fort Belvoir, VA, Redstone Arsenal, AL and Los Angeles Air Force Base, the PEO for IEW&S leads a team of […]

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Media Advisory: Federal Prime Contracts in North Carolina Increased by $2.4 Billion in 2020

NORTH CAROLINA (MAR 10, 2021).  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), a business development component of North Carolina’s community colleges, is pleased to announce that businesses executed $9.5 billion in federal prime contracts in our state in FY2020 – $2.4 billion more than in FY2019. This included $6.1 billion in Department of Defense (DoD) prime contracts – $1.5 billion more than in […]

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Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event (April 1, Virtual)

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 1, 2021 from 0900-1300. About. The […]

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Installation Energy Security Plans and the U.S. Marine Corps

This article was written by Diane Cherry, Strategic Industry Professional, NCMBC.  For more information or assistance, please contact Diane at cherryd@ncmbc.us.  Over the past couple of decades, the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has been making strides toward energy efficiency and alternative energy methods. In the early 2000s, Marines Corps Base Camp Lejeune was preparing for […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ARPA-E OPEN 2021 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BRIEFING (MARCH 22, VIRTUAL)

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offered up to $100 million as part of ARPA-E’s OPEN 2021 funding opportunity announcement (FOA). This is the fifth ARPA-E FOA, with past projects achieving breakthroughs in solar, geothermal, batteries, biofuels, and advanced surface coating tech. This particular OPEN solicitation will provide 30 to 50 awards […]

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Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC)

Thank you for your interest in SOFIC, scheduled for May 17-21, at the Tampa Convention Center. We appreciate your continued support, and regret to announce that the in-person meeting has been cancelled. NDIA and USSOCOM are pleased to announce the virtual 2021 SOFIC. The annual conference will be held virtually for a second consecutive year […]

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Reps. McHenry, Pascrell introduce American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act

Article provided by eTextileCommunications, link. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.-10) joined Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.-09) to introduce the American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act on March 1. This bipartisan legislation will help end the United States’ reliance on Chinese-made Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure that hospitals and frontline healthcare workers have […]

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US Department of Labor accepting 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award applications

The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service is accepting applications for the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award, presented annually to employers that meet standards for excellence in the recruitment, hiring and retention of America’s military veterans. Initiated by the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans […]

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North Carolina Finalizes its Offshore Wind Supply Chain Analysis

On March 3rd, North Carolina finalized its offshore wind supply chain analysis begun several months earlier.  As a reminder, the N.C. Department of Commerce, Board of Science, Technology, and Innovation initiated its offshore wind study for North Carolina to characterize the wind opportunity for the state; assess the advantages the state has in its existing […]

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GSA Posts New Services IDIQ RFI on beta.SAM

Article by GSA Interact Submitted by Esther Kidenda Tuesday, March 2, 2021 – 4:58 PM On March 2, 2021, the GSA posted a request for information (RFI) for the new indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) best-in-class (BIC) multi-agency contract (MAC) contract program on beta.SAM.gov This RFI is the first of several, and seeks feedback on various acquisition […]

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Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Become a Charlotte Emerging Leader in 2021

 Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Become a Charlotte Emerging Leader in 2021   Charlotte Emerging Leaders is an innovative program designed specifically for established small business owners. We provide participants with the know-how, training, and networks needed to turn growth plans into action. It is a great way to focus […]

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Article: US Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy – The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea.

NCMBC is pleased to share an article published by the Naval News “US Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy – The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea.” This article discusses an overview of services that will be needed to make this […]

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Article: New Report Says North Carolina Airports Contribute $61 Billion, 373,000 Jobs to Economy

The NCMBC takes great pride in supporting both agencies and contractors in one of our nation’s leading industries, aerospace and defense. The following article was published by the State Aviation Journal entitled “New Report Says North Carolina Airports Contribute $61 Billion, 373,000 Jobs to Economy” on commercial airports scope of services including the military and […]

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ARPA-E Investment in New Energy Technologies

For additional information or assistance within the Energy and Environmental sector, please contact Diane Cherry, cherryd@ncmbc.us.  ARPA-E Investment in New Energy Technologies Nearly a month into the new administration, we have seen early strides toward fulfilling campaign promises in climate and clean energy. On his Inaugural afternoon, the new president recommitted the United States to […]

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General Services Administration Region 4 – Public Buildings Service North and South Carolina

General Services Administration Region 4 – Public Buildings Service North and South Carolina Virtual Industry Day Via Zoom Communications March 05, 2021 9:00am – 1:00pm ET Please Join us during our March 2021 Industry Day BACKGROUND: The General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service (PBS), will be holding a Facilities Operation and Maintenance Outreach Event for […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ADVANCED PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP & POST-AWARD CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION WORKSHOP

he North Carolina Military Business Center is pleased to host the following workshop trainings. Stover & Associates, Inc. will conduct these workshops for the NCMBC. Stover has conducted management and technical assistance projects and training development since its founding in 1990, and has provided federal contracting-related training under contract with the US Small Business Administration since […]

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SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the PPP

Building on a month of strong results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses. The latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opened one month ago and already the Biden Administration has succeeded in making major improvements to the program’s […]

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2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina

REGISTER NOW 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina April 19-21, 2021 McKimmon Conference & Training Center NC State University The virtual 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina will be held April 19-21 at the McKimmon Center. The State Energy Conference provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources […]

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Defense Logistics Agency, Clothing and Textiles, FY20 acquisition activity

According to the Defense Logistics Agency, Clothing and Textiles, FY20 acquisition activity data reflects as follows: Small Business: $1.4 billion Large Business: $379 million Mandatory: $421 million FPI: $103million AbilityOne:  $318 million SourceAmerica:  $154 million National Industries for the Blind (NIB): $164 million North Carolina businesses should register on MatchForce.org, so you can get daily notifications […]

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Governor Cooper Announces New Appointments to State Boards and Commissions

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individuals to the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation: Scott D. Dorney of Fayetteville as a representative of private industry. Dorney is the executive director of the North Carolina Military Business Center, which connects North Carolina businesses to federal contracts, connects military and other jobseekers to employment and helps […]

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North Carolina Military Business Center, Fran Perez-Wilhite, Reappointed as Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs for the US Small Business Administration

North Carolina Military Business Center, Fran Perez-Wilhite, Reappointed as Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs for the US Small Business Administration The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Fran Perez-Wilhite, Program Manager, Veteran-Owned Business Development in the Charlotte Region, to serve as Chairwoman of the […]

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DEFTECH Launches New Collaboration Tool for You!

Sign up now for DEFTECH’s free Mobilize Community WHY: To help NC Innovation Ecosystem members grow their business by meeting warfighters’ current and future technology needs.  Our goal is to elevate awareness of opportunities and increase your wins in the federal marketplace.  DEFTECH will use the platform as an additional tool to keep you updated on DEFTECH events, […]

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Bringing PPE Production Back Home: A 100-Day Plan

Bringing PPE Production Back Home: A 100-Day Plan Author: Kimberly Glas Date: February 8, 2021 Morning Consult: https://morningconsult.com/opinions/bringing-ppe-production-back-home-a-100-day-plan/

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FTCC/NCMBC Welcomes Rob Robinson as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Strategic Industry Professional

Fayetteville Technical Community College and the NC Military Business Center Welcome Rob Robinson as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Strategic Industry Professional The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Rob Robinson of Fayetteville as Strategic Industry Professional for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Automation. Serving businesses statewide from Fayetteville […]

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Enthusiasm Growing at Pentagon for OTAs. 

Enthusiasm Growing at Pentagon for OTAs. National Defense Business & Technology Magazine, February 4, 2021 Author: Jon Harper Article Link: https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2021/2/4/enthusiasm-growing-at-pentagon-for-otas?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2002.05.21&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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NC Military Business Center Welcomes Donna Walton as Business Development Professional

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Walton as Business Development Professional located at Coastal Carolina Community College (CCCC) in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Serving businesses statewide, Donna will also provide one-on-one assistance to help businesses in the region to compete for, win and grow jobs through federal contracts. […]

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Floating Solar Microgrid Project at Ft. Bragg

Last October, the NC Military Business Center (NCMBC) held its annual Southeast Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit. At that virtual event, NCMBC featured Jennifer Shaltanis, Program Manager with Duke Energy and Michelle Wheeler, Business Development Manager at Ameresco on a session discussing energy resilience and conservation. Both Michelle and Jennifer are working on a […]

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Article: Government Must Pivot to the Intelligent Edge with Private Sector

Government Must Pivot to the Intelligent Edge with Private Sector Signal; January 14, 2021 Author: Julianne Simpson Article Link: https://www.afcea.org/content/government-must-pivot-intelligent-edge-private-sector

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Innovate Durham Now Accepting Applications

The fourth cohort of Innovate Durham is now accepting applications and will do so until February 15, 2021. Innovate Durham is a 16-week program that turns Durham’s local government into a laboratory for startups and entrepreneurs, allowing them to test new products, services, and ideas. Innovate Durham will be moving forward with a virtual format […]

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NCTO ISSUES STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S “MADE IN AMERICA” EXECUTIVE ORDER AND LAUNCHES VIDEO CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF STRENGTHENING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING

NCTO ISSUES STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S “MADE IN AMERICA” EXECUTIVE ORDER AND LAUNCHES VIDEO CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF STRENGTHENING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING WASHINGTON— National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas issued a statement today on the White House announcement that President Biden will sign an executive order today, “ensuring the future of […]

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NCMBC Welcomes Barbara Bowles to the Team

Fayetteville Technical Community College and the NC Military Business Center Welcome Barbara Bowles as Contract Vehicle and Supply Chain Strategic Industry Professional The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Bowles as Contract Vehicle and Supply Chain Strategic Industry Professional located in the office in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Serving […]

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CyberChat #2

Today’s session was terrific – lots of questions and interaction! Links to recording and slides below. Remember to use this cyberNC.us site for information and resources to help you set up your cybersecurity quality management system. Hope to see you all next week for CyberChat #3! CyberChat #2 – presentation- 1.20.20 CyberChat #2 Recording Laura […]

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CyberChat Session 1

It was great seeing you all on our first CyberChat! I hope the information will help you all develop your cybersecurity quality management system. Click on the link below to view the presentation. I’ll try to have the entire presentation including audio/video attached shortly, so please check back later. (I’m having file size issues). I […]

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Webinar this Thursday: Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

Do you own a live venue, performing arts organization, movie house or cultural institution?  You might be eligible for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program.  Join us this Thursday, January 12th at 3 PM ET to learn how to apply. The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program was included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small […]

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Supplier Inclusion Program Opportunity

AEO is launching a new program to help African American and Lantinx small businesses improve their revenue growth and their ability to compete for large contracts.  Below is an overview of the program and how to apply.  AEO is now accepting applications for its Supplier Inclusion program to help African American and Latinx small businesses build their […]

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SBA Launches Ascent

SBA has announced Ascent, an interactive digital platform packed with resources women business owners need to set, and achieve, their business goals. Ascent is designed for the “missing middle” — growth-oriented women entrepreneurs who are beyond the start-up phase and already generating revenue yet looking to grow and scale. Most learning resources for business owners focus on […]

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SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening (today) and Issue New Guidance

SBA, in consultation with the Treasury Department, has recently released additional PPP guidance:    The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January […]

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