Alabama SBDC at ASU has teamed up with GoDaddy and TruFund Financial Services, Inc. to provide a premium digital marketing curriculum and expert support and services to business owners in the Montgomery River Region and Alabama. Since its founding in 1994, the Institute has channeled more than $65 million to local Community Development Corporations, resulting in more than $358 million of completed local development projects. Financial programs include grants, loans and equity investments.

  • We also analyze a number of research and policy issues, review the literature, and suggest topics for future research.
  • Small Business Administration ; and in part through support from the host institutions.
  • Upon completion of the workshop, you may request a business consultant to guide you through the completion of your business plan.
  • Your bank manager, accountant or local chamber of commerce is a good place to start.

Business Loan Application completed and signed by business applicant. IRS Form 4506-T completed and signed by Applicant business, each principal owning 20% or more of the applicant business, each general partner or managing member and, for any owner who has more than a 50% ownership in an affiliate business. (Affiliates include business parent, subsidiaries, and/or businesses with common ownership or management). We have developed the Small Business Survival Resources related to COVID-19 to help navigate through the chaos COVID-19 is having on our communities. Please reach out to our SBDC center if you have questions regarding how your business can maximize the available help. This guide provides information about the major programs and initiatives that will soon be available from the Small Business Administration to address these needs, as well as some additional tax provisions that are outside the scope of SBA.

Council for Entrepreneurial Development

Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative. Pinnacle 5 Podcast Series Interviews with advisors on a range of financial topics. No matter how careful you are in running your business, accidents happen. The CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law Aug. 9, 2022, supports domestic semiconductor manufacturing, research, and development, and workforce development. Nationwide, small businesses employ 61.2 million people, which is nearly half of all American workers, ccording to the SBA’s 2021 United States Small Business Profile.

Center For Small Business Finance

The Small Business Lending Fund provided capital to qualified community banks and community development loan funds to encourage these institutions and Main Street businesses to work together to promote economic growth and create new jobs. Through the SBLF program, Treasury invested over $4.0 billion in 332 institutions, structured to incentivize increased small business lending. To meet the financing needs of Maine’s business community, FAME offers a wide array of business assistance programs, ranging from traditional loan insurance programs for both small and larger businesses, to investment tax credits. FAME has also established taxable and tax-exempt bond financing programs that allow strong, creditworthy firms in Maine to access capital at favorable rates and terms.