The U.S Small Business Administration supports both the Small Business Development Center Program and SCORE to provide management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. These programs offer one-stop assistance to individuals and small businesses by providing a wide variety of information and guidance in central and easily accessible branch locations.
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While the federal government does not provide grants for starting or growing small businesses, it does provide a myriad of services to assist entrepreneurs in pursuit of their dreams. One of the mechanisms in place to promote small business growth and economic development are Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).
Grants.gov is one the largest websites that features at least 1,000 grant programs from 26 different federal grant-making agencies in the United States.
Much of the international aid provided by the United States government goes to support education and healthcare efforts around the world. Many of these programs are design to encourage the spread of American values to other countries.
Stemming from a Kickstarter campaign, a recycled water bottle roof would provide shelter for disaster victims in light of the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.