Celebrating Black History Month

SBA Kentucky District Office News - February 2020

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Black History Month, National African American History Month

During Black History Month, we're honoring the valuable contributions African American business owners make to our economy and communities. Explore inspiring success stories on SBA Instagram

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Meet the New SBA Administrator

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza

Jovita Carranza was recently sworn in as SBA Administrator. Prior to leading the SBA, Administrator Carranza served as U.S. Treasurer.

Her top priorities include: (1) “helping elevate female entrepreneurs and our military veterans; (2) expanding access to SBA resources among entrepreneurs in disadvantaged communities; and (3) continuing to prioritize disaster relief.” Read more here

How to Do Business with the Federal Government

Did you know that the U.S. government is the world’s largest customer and is required by law to buy goods and services from small businesses? This guide can help you get started with government contracting.

Find out about upcoming changes to teh Women-Owned Small Business Certification Program.

Are you an SBA-certified Women-Owned Small Business or thinking of becoming one? The certification process for this important federal contracting program will change in the next few months. Stay updated.

Government Contracting Opportunity

Save the Date: April 14 - 16

Federal Acquisition Service Training Conference

The U.S. General Services Administration is hosting its first ever Federal Acquisition Service Training Conference in April. Engage with more than 3,000 federal contracting professionals and officials and learn how to navigate the federal procurement marketplace. More details here.

Emergencies can happen at any moment. Be Prepared, NotScared.

Emergencies can happen at any time. Be Prepared - Not Scared. Send an email to michael.ashcraft@sba.gov if your chamber or business wants to learn how to develop a 10-step plan to prepare for disasters.

SBA Twitter Chat: Howe to Start a Business. February 18 at 3 PM Eastern Time.
America's SBDC

Is your business profitable? Working too hard? Scale Up  Louisville can help. Apply today at  https://www.scaleuplouisville.com/ or  doetken@greaterlouisville.com

February Small Business Events

Details here under Small Business Events.

More events listed here, at this link or SBA.gov.

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