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).
The first time homebuyer programs of MaineHousing are all especially designed to contribute to the achievement of its primary agency mission which is to "assist Maine people to obtain and maintain decent, safe, affordable housing and services suitable to their unique housing needs."
The United States Agency for International Development in South Africa has recently established the HIV Innovations for Improved Patient Outcomes for Priority Populations Program wherein it intends to solicit applications coming from local organizations which are interested in heading the implementation of a five-year plan centered on the program in focus.
The position young people are dealt with can be complex, and yet the entire economic system is still focused for an age that’s almost gone astray. The solution? Promoting social enterprise and getting these young people integrated into work.