8 09-2017

SBA Awards $5 Million in Grants to Help Micro-Entrepreneurs

By |2017-09-18T17:00:53-07:00September 8th, 2017|

Community-based organizations across the country are set to receive a combined $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of its Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME). The 34 organizations selected aim to help low-income entrepreneurs gain access to capital, so they can establish or grow their small businesses. This year, [...]

18 08-2015

How much do you really know about the SBA?

By |2017-09-14T11:21:08-07:00August 18th, 2015|

The Small Business Administration can be an incredible resource for business owners, but first they need to know what the SBA has to offer. Learn the SBA's history and what the organization does for small businesses.

15 01-2015

Accion Texas Changes Name to Reflect New Growth and Mission

By |2015-01-15T11:30:35-07:00January 15th, 2015|

Accion Texas has changed its name to LiftFund in order to reflect the company's growth and new reach. In 1994, the company made loans of around $25,000 to small businesses in Texas. Now, the company makes loans up to $250,000 and works with the Small Business Administration to make loans up to $5.5 million. It has [...]

24 11-2014

Why Access to Capital in New York City?

By |2017-09-14T11:21:13-07:00November 24th, 2014|

New York City. Undoubtedly, nearly everyone has an image or idea that comes to mind when they hear that name. Maybe it's a picture of the New York City skyline, or a memory of a time you walked through Central Park on a windy afternoon. So why did we choose New York City as our next [...]