What services does SCORE provide to small business?
This short excerpt of an interview by Mark E Goodman with Ken Yancey, CEO of SCORE in April of 2010 discusses that SCORE provides both counseling and workshops. The large range of workshops are available both at local chapters and on line.
Many of the SBA programs offering Small Business Grants, Loan Programs and Counseling Programs for women are offered through state agencies.
The Small Business Administration has constituted the Secondary Market Lending Authority program, one which aims to provide liquidity for the secondary market, thereby ultimately encouraging new lending opportunities from banks of Small Business Administration guaranteed loans.
In line with this mission, the NIH has recently constituted the Small Business Innovation Research Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Development of Cancer Therapeutics, Imaging Technologies, Interventional Devices, Diagnostics, and Prognostics Toward Commercialization Program.
The Girl Scouts of the USA, with assistance from First Lady Michelle Obama, is launching an unconventional recruitment campaign designed at reversing a decline in participation by girls and adult volunteers.