Stories of Technology, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship in the Southeast

Knoxville Business News Tennessee Mountain Scenery Background
March 15, 2022 | Tom Ballard

SBA announces solicitation to continue its “Boots to Business” program

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has invited eligible non-profit organizations, state and local government agencies, private sector firms, and institutions of higher learning to submit proposals to provide synchronous online entrepreneurship training to transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses.

As outlined in this announcement, the entrepreneurship training shall be a continuation of the training participants receive as part of SBA’s “Boots to Business” (B2B) training program. The awarded organization will develop and maintain a curriculum about entrepreneurship for the veteran and military community as a follow-on to the B2B and B2B Reboot programs. The awardee will also provide counseling, training, technical and financial skill development, as well as comprehensive business assessments and mentoring services.

SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development will host an information session to answer questions about the funding opportunity at 2 p.m. EDT this Friday. To access, dial 202/765-1264 and enter access code: 119 636 209# or join through this Microsoft Teams link.

Like what you've read?

Forward to a friend!

Don’t Miss Out on the Southeast’s Latest Entrepreneurial, Business, & Tech News!

Sign-up to get the Teknovation Newsletter in your inbox each morning!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

No, thanks!