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Office of Women's Business Ownership

Office of Women's Business Ownership

Mission Statement

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership's mission is to establish and oversee a network of Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) throughout the United States and its territories. Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBCs, entrepreneurs, especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged, are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics in many languages to help them start and grow their own businesses.

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Women's Business Center Grant Opportunities

PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENTSynopsisProgram Announcement No. OWBO-2014-01 for New Initial WBCs in AK, AZ, CA, DE, FL, GA, GU, LA, NH, TN, TX, & WV InstructionsFORMS AND WORKSHEETSSF 424 (Application for Federal Assistance)SF 424 IntstructionsSF 424A (Budget Information - Non - Construction Programs)SF 424A InstructionsSF-424B (Assurances – Non-Construction Programs)SF-424B InstuctionsAnnual Budget...

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About Our Office

Since it was established in response to an executive order in 1979, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership has fostered the participation of women entrepreneurs in the economy, especially those who have been...

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