Tag Archive: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

SBA Proposal to Modify Size Standards

November 17, 2021 8:22 pm Published by

The SBA issued a proposal to modify two of the methods the organization uses to qualify which businesses classify as small businesses for government contracts and SBA loan and investment programs.  

Reconciliation: SBA Aid & Investment

September 15, 2021 12:18 pm Published by

On September 9, the House Small Business Committee approved $25 billion in small-business aid over the next decade in its portion of the $3.5 trillion tax and spending legislation.

Feds Exceed Small Biz Contracting Goal

August 2, 2021 9:01 pm Published by

The SBA announced that the federal government exceeded its small business contracting goal. For FY20, small businesses received $145.7 billion in federal contract dollars, a $13 billion increase from the previous year.

PPP Runs Out of Money

May 5, 2021 8:25 pm Published by

The SBA announced yesterday that the PPP has run out of money, weeks ahead of its expiration date at the end of May, underscoring the ongoing need for the program. 

Shuttered Venue Grant Program Open

April 26, 2021 3:17 pm Published by

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was supposed to begin accepting applications on April 8, but has been stalled due to technical glitches. The SBA announced the application portal reopened on Saturday, April 24.

SBA Increases EIDL Caps

March 25, 2021 3:42 pm Published by

On Wednesday, March 24, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced a series of reforms to the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.

Two Small Biz Bills Pass the House

July 18, 2018 11:54 am Published by

Last week, the House passed two small-business bills which will expand mentorship programs and help protect intellectual property for America’s small firms.

SBA Announces National SBIR Road Tour

February 21, 2018 11:55 am Published by

On Feb. 20, the SBA announced it will launch an 18-state road tour promoting the SBIR and STTR programs to support small businesses focusing on high-impact research.