Canadian Authorities Investigating Challenges Faced by Women on Canadian Farms

Canadian Authorities Investigating Challenges Faced by Women on Canadian Farms

A press statement from the media centre of the OECS says Canadian authorities are investigating “recent press reports about alleged challenges faced by women participating in the programme on a farm in Nova Scotia”. The OECS statement promises that the “outcome of due process would be communicated at the appropriate time”. Calls have also been […]

Scholarship Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

Scholarship Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs is accepting applications for Cohort 2 of its scholarship program for new student admissions for the period October 10th to January 5th, 2023. There are opportunities for study in the following fields: Business plan writing, Action plan writing, Capital action plan writing and Project proposal writing. The Scholarship covers Full […]

In Celebration of Black History Month, SBA Administrator Guzman Announces New Funding to Expand Outreach Centers for Women Entrepreneurs through Minority Serving Institutions

$1.5M Will be Awarded to Support the Expansion of the Agency’s Women’s Business Centers Across HBCUs and Higher Education Institutions Serving Hispanic, Tribal and AAPI Communities

In Celebration of Black History Month, SBA Administrator Guzman Announces New Funding to Expand Outreach Centers for Women Entrepreneurs through Minority Serving Institutions

Washington, Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the availability of $1.5 million for 10 new grant opportunities for established Minority Serving Institutions aspiring to host a Women’s Business Center (WBC) to […]

How to Do Business with the Federal Government

How to Do Business with the Federal Government

The federal government spends billions each year on almost every product and service under the sun. But don’t think this is solely with corporations. The federal government does its best to work with a variety of diverse business types. Meaning that no matter how big or small an enterprise is there’s a good chance the government […]

Doing Business with New York State

Doing Business with New York State

The Empire State isn’t just a goldmine for potential businesses to set up shop. New York spends billions of dollars each year on a myriad of goods and services, from paper clips to construction work, to help our state run like a fine-tuned machine. During the last fiscal year alone the State Comptroller, Thomas P. […]

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

By John Perkins, Open Democracy The long march of hierarchical and colonial history has led us to this moment of awareness. We are learning that the melting glaciers, coronavirus pandemic, species extinctions, racial and income inequality, political turmoil, and other heart-wrenching events are symptoms of a global social-governmental-economic system that is consuming itself into extinction. […]

Apply for the SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Before Money Runs Out!

Apply for the SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Before Money Runs Out!

Apply now for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund! Remember these are NOT loans – they are GRANTS!   There is a priority period for minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned businesses, and a few other categories who apply before Monday, May 24, 2021.   Apply NOW before funds run out!   To date, the RRF […]

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