Posts Tagged ‘federal assistance’

SUSTA offering export assistance to small ag companies

JACKSON — The Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) is now accepting applications for the 2012 Market Access Program (MAP) Branded. The Branded program is designed to help small agricultural companies enter export markets with 50 percent reimbursement for promotional costs like advertising, exhibiting at trade shows and changes to packaging and labels. To be […] [...]

SBA sets new state loan volume record

by Published: August 23,2010

Tags: federal assistance, loans, small businesses

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — A total of 1,000 business loans for more than $174.9 million have been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for Mississippi small businesses, according to the SBA Mississippi District Office. “The current level exceeds the previous record of $151.80 million in loan dollars achieved in fiscal year 2006 as well […] [...]

Obama declares disaster in tornado-torn counties

by Published: April 30,2010

Tags: disaster, disaster recovery, federal assistance, tornado

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI — President Barack Obama has issued a federal disaster declaration for five Mississippi counties that bore the brunt of the deadly tornado last weekend. Residents and business owners in Attala, Choctaw, Holmes, Warren and Yazoo counties can now access federal emergency assistance programs. “I appreciate the decision by President Obama to declare these […] [...]

Labor offering funding to ‘nontraditional’ women

by Published: March 31,2010

Tags: federal assistance, minorities, training, women

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the availability of approximately $1.8 million in funds for up to six Women in Apprenticeship and Non-traditional Occupations grants. The grants, jointly administered by the department’s Women’s Bureau and its Employment and Training Administration’s Office of Apprenticeship, will support preparatory apprenticeship opportunities for women entering the […] [...]

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