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SBA Announces $30 Million in Grant Funding for New Women’s Business Centers

By AWBC | Jun 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

Under the Biden-Harris Administration, SBA Has Expanded WBCs to Over 150 Nationwide in All 50 States, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico Published on June 11, 2024…

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ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTERS CELEBRATES ANNOUNCEMENT OF 17 NEW WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER AWARDS

By AWBC | Apr 4, 2024 | 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTinfo@awbc.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 5, 2024 The U.S. Small Business Administration recentlyannounced an expansion of Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) across ten…

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AWBC Celebrates The Graduation of 36 Women’s Business Centers

By AWBC | Dec 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

Honoring the Inaugural Cohort for the National WBC of Excellence Program Sponsored by Dutch Bros WASHINGTON, D.C. – AWBC is honored to celebrate and recognize…

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U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF WOMEN’S BUSINESS OWNERSHIP HAS ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT (FOA) FOR 2024 WBC INITIAL PHASE FOR TENNESSEE, CONNECTICUT, AND IDAHO

By AWBC | Nov 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) | Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO)Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) No. OWBO-2024-01Base Budget Period: March 29, 2024 – March 30,…

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BIPARTISAN SUPPORT FOR WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER PROGRAM AMID CONTENTIOUS HEARING ON SBA ENTREPRENUERIAL DEVELOPMENT

By AWBC | Nov 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2023 CONTACT advocacy@awbc.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a heated House Small Business Committee oversight hearing that focusedon the Small Business…

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AWBC SIGNS MUTUAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH WOMEN ENTERPRISE SUPPORTING CENTER (WESC) FOR GLOBAL SOLIDARITY

By AWBC | Nov 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC) entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Women Enterprise Supporting Center (WESC) to provide expertise and to support female small and medium-sized companies in Korea and the United States who enter the local market.

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Updates to the SBA 8(a) Program

By Jessie Yankee | Sep 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

Changes to Social Disadvantage Consideration for 8(a) Recipients The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee ruled in July that the Small Business…

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WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ADVOCATES TAKE CENTER STAGE IN WASHINGTON TO DISCUSS BIPARTISAN POLICY SOLUTIONS

By Corinne Goble | Aug 10, 2023 | Comments Off on WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ADVOCATES TAKE CENTER STAGE IN WASHINGTON TO DISCUSS BIPARTISAN POLICY SOLUTIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. The Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC) hosted its annual 2023 Leadership Conference, where over 300 Women’s Business Center leaders from all 50…

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It’s Not Just the Future, the Franchisee of Today is Female

By Corinne Goble | Jun 27, 2023 | Comments Off on It’s Not Just the Future, the Franchisee of Today is Female

As the number of women entering the world of entrepreneurship continues to rise, their participation in the franchise industry is growing more prominent as well.…

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AWBC Responds to President Biden’s Announcement of 15 New WBCs At The SBA’S Women’s Business Summit

By Karina | Mar 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, March 27-29, 2023, the Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC) and Women’s Business Center (WBC) leadership from across the nation…

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