Small Business Administration

(Luis Mora, founder of Finanta, with Bienvenida Jimenez, owner of the Canemo Grocery, in Kensington.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Nonprofit Makes Micro-Lending a Solid Business Model

“It takes time and takes work to have access to credit in this country, but it’s not impossible,” says Luis Mora (left), founder of Finanta.

06/03/2014

(A pedestrian struggles through the snow in Chester County on February 13, 2014.  Credit: CBS3)

Chester County Looking For Businesses That Need Recovery Aid From Ice Storm

County officials are now urging businesses to apply for federal assistance through the county web site.

02/25/2014

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Small Business Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration has been recognizing outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses.

11/28/2013

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SBA Accepting Award Nominations For Small Businesses

If you know a small business that deserves recognition you can nominate it for an award.

12/23/2012

(The waters of the Schuylkill River rose during Hurricane Irene to flood Main Street in Manayunk wall to wall.   Photo provided by Michael Dornblum)

Part 3: Direct Damage and Other Costs

A major storm could cause a business to close its doors for good. But even those able to recover may suffer.

12/06/2012

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Neighbors, Officials Rally To Help Wyncote Condo Fire Victims

In a nondescript building not far from the fire scene, people can get help with everything from a Small Business Administration loan to getting their prime documents replicated.

10/23/2012

Storms

BLOG: Loans Available to Some June Storm Victims in NJ

By Jim Donovan: New Jersey residents and businesses affected by the severe storms and high winds on June 30, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Karen G. […]

09/24/2012

(Entrepreneurs meet with potential lenders at an event in King of Prussia sponsored by the Small Business Administration.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

For Area Small Businesses, A Chance To Pitch Lenders For Funding

Call it speed-dating, business style.

04/17/2012

Money

Philadelphia Awarded $2 Million In Grants To Encourage Small Business Start-Ups

Philadelphia will get $2 million to encourage small business start-ups. The money comes from a new program by the Small Business Administration.

09/13/2011

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