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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Bonding Education Program (BEP) is a partnership with the Surety and Fidelity Association of America to help small businesses become bond ready. The BEP is a training program designed to address what...

The U.S. Export-Import Bank offers financing support to foreign purchasers of new and used U.S. manufactured commercial and general aviation aircraft (including helicopters); commercial and general railroad equipment; and manufactured ships,...

The Vets First Verification Program ensures that set-aside funds are awarded to legitimate firms owned and controlled by Veterans and Service-Connected Disabled Veterans. During Verification, CVE verifies Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small...

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
• Contact E-Mail: OSDBUStratcomm@va.gov
• Phone Number: 1–866–584–2344
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Veterans Affair’s Mentor Protégé Program (MPP) provides developmental assistance to Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB). The assistance enhances these businesses' capabilities to...

This is a joint project of the VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) and the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) with the assistance of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). Most course...

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The Census Bureau's Business Help website provides answers to frequently asked questions about business surveys and provides access to services that can help reduce the burden of reporting, such as online forms, extensions of survey due dates,...

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The Minnesota Reservist and Veteran Business Loan Program provides loans to businesses that are affected when employees are called to active military duty and to Veterans who have returned from active duty and are interested in starting their own...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Socially Disadvantaged Farmers & Ranchers and Veteran Farmers & Ranchers Program makes loan guarantees to approved socially disadvantaged applicants to buy and operate family-size farms and...

Make the Connection is a public awareness campaign by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that provides personal testimonials and resources to help Veterans discover ways to improve their lives. Many of our Nation’s Veterans—from those...