Tag: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

USVIEDA Joins With SBA To Recruit USVI Entrepreneurs For A Free Small Business Growth Training Program

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the launch of the 2019 Emerging Leaders Initiative for executives of small businesses poised for growth in emerging markets. This intensive executive entrepreneurship series includes nearly 100 hours of classroom time. Participants are provided with the opportunity to work with a network of experienced coaches and […]

Women Striving For Success Inducts Nine New Members In Ceremony On St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Nine new members of Women Striving For Success Inc. were inducted at its Induction Ceremony at the Winner’s Circle in Port of Sale Mall on Wednesday. Among the new members were: Trisha Harris, Sylvie Sylvester-Warrelle, Wendy Bailey, Mary Joe Williams, Ola Lombardi, Sharon Walker, Jennifer Nugent Hill, Alvina Jean-Marie Iiarrasa, Dina Perry […]

VISBDC Awards Entrepreneur of the Year, Resilient Small Business, Lender of the Year

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VISBDC) honored Gold Coast Yachts president Richard Difede with the “2018 Virgin Islands Entrepreneur of the Year Award,” according to SBA District Director Yvette Collazo and SBDC State Director John Osoinach. Collazo and Osoinach presented […]

SBA Deadline Is June 15 for Working Capital Loans to Private Non-Profit Organizations

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in the U.S. Virgin Islands of the June 15 deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by Hurricane Irma on Sept. 5-7, 2017. PNPs located on St. Croix, St. John and St. […]

SBA Opens New Disaster Loans Outreach Center at F’sted Fire Station Tomorrow

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the opening of an SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) at the Emile Henderson Sr. Fire Station, 53 & 54 B Queen St., Frederiksted, St. Croix, USVI on Tuesday, May 1. SBA staff remains in the Virgin Islands and continues […]

Commerce Secretary Rules V.I., P.R. and Florida Fisheries Suffered ‘Catastrophic’ Damage and Fishermen Can Get Grants, Loans

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross ruled the U.S. Virgin Islands, Florida and Puerto Rico all suffered catastrophic fishery disasters after Hurricanes Irma and Maria swept through the region last fall. Ross’ formal designation gives participants in the fisheries to be eligibility for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) […]

FEMA Approves $456 Million For Virgin Islanders Who Suffered Damage During Category 5 Hurricanes

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – Since hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the territory in September, federal assistance has been “consistently flowing to survivors and communities to repair, recover and rebuild. So far, more than $456 million in federal funding has been provided.” The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to coordinate with the […]

Hurricane Irma and Maria Survivors Encouraged To Register With FEMA and SBA By January 8 Deadline

CHRISTIANSTED – Survivors affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria are encouraged to register before the January 8, 2018 deadline with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. FEMA assistance may include grants to help homeowners pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs and serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. Survivors may also […]

SBA Cierra Centros de Recuperación de Negocios Para el Día de Navidad y Año Nuevo; St. Croix y St. Thomas Centros Sábados Horas Cambiar

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — La Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA) ha anunciado hoy que todos los Centros de Recuperación de Negocios (BRCs por sus siglas en inglés) en St. Croix y St. Thomas cerrarán para el día de Navidad, el lunes, 25 de diciembre y el […]

SBA Closes Business Recovery Centers for Christmas and New Year’s Day; St. Croix and St. Thomas Centers Saturday Hours Change

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that the Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) on St. Croix and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands will close for Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. 1. SBA representatives at the Centers can provide information about disaster […]