Small Business Resources for Veterans

SBA Kentucky District Office - July 2019 News

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SBA can help veterans start, grow and expand a small business with assistance from our resource partners

Kentucky Small Business Development Center


Women's Business Center of Kentucky

No Cost - Confidential - High Quality Counseling and Mentoring

Entrepreneurs Celebrating July 4th

By Ashley D. Bell, SBA Region IV Administrator

Entrepreneurship is the freedom to live a life of independence. America’s entrepreneurs represent our very own independent risk takers. Read more.

$1 Million Makerspace Pilot Competition

Don't Delay. Get your submission in by July 8. Details below.

A $1 million competition to help Makerspaces train the workforce of tomorrow.

Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition


Read more here or click onto MaTCH FAQ.

The federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year, with a record $120.8 billion. Details here

SBA resources can help you with federal government contracts. Learn more.

Heard about Emerging Leaders?

SBA Emerging Leaders Class

Say hello to the Kentucky 2019 Emerging Leaders Class. The 2019 Emerging Leaders Host and Co-Sponsor is Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.

Click here to learn how the SBA Emerging Leaders Program helps small businesses succeed and empower future leaders. For the Kentucky Emerging Leaders Program, contact Sharron Johnson or call (502) 582-5971, ext. 243.

July Small Business Events

Small business training

Details for classes are listed here under Small Business Events.

To ensure that there is enough room for attendees, registration is requested.

HUBZone 2019 Roadshow | July 9 | 10 am – 12 pm ET

Business Builder Course (recurring) | July 9 to 25 | 6 – 8 pm ET

Buying a Business Webinar | July 11 | 1 – 2 pm ET

Business Plan Bootcamp | July 20 and 27 | 8 am – 3 pm ET

Strong Women - Strong Coffee Roundtable | July 26 | 10 – 11 am ET

More small business events listed here or at this link.

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