The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) administers the Small Business Development Center Program to provide management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. SBDCs 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.
The National Institutes of Health has collaborated with the National Cancer Institute(NCI) in order to establish Early-Stage Innovative Technology Development for Cancer Research Program, wherein both agencies intend to solicit grant applications expressing intents to conduct funded exploratory research projects that concentrate on the inception and development unique, innovative technological advances that could potentially be utilized in the study of cancer.
The The Minority Business Development Agency has recently constituted the Minority Business Enterprise Centers (MBEC) Program wherein it aims to support minority-owned businesses by providing them with electronic and one-on-one business development services for a reasonably nominal fee.
Dsenyo, founded and designed by Marissa Perry Saints, seeks to help women and artisans working their way out of poverty. Dsenyo is an ethical fashion company that operates as a social enterprise that supports living wage opportunities for workers in Malawi, Africa.