Key Initiatives

Find out more about the SBIC program’s key initiatives.
  • Early Stage Initiative

    The Early Stage Initiative was launched in 2011 as part of President Obama’s Startup America Initiative. The initiative planned to commit $200M annually over five years to venture capital firms...

  • Impact Investment Fund

    The Impact Investment Fund was created to support small business investment strategies that maximize financial return while also yielding enhanced social, environmental or economic impact. Each...

  • Energy Saving Debentures

    What is an Energy Saving Debenture?