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The Value of NASE Membership

"The NASE Growth Grant allowed me to secure office equipment and staff to double my business in less than one year."

Susan Fortner
Member Since 2011

Membership

Grants and Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships

Would an extra $4,000 from the NASE make a critical difference in the success of your business?

We are here to help – with small business grants, scholarships for continuing education and training and college scholarships for your dependents, the NASE is your partner for small business growth and success.

NASE Affiliations

NASE Affiliations

The NASE connects you to a network of supporting associations and groups.

  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity
  • Small Business Development Centers

Become a Member

Running a business can be tough. The money, time, resources, and skills necessary to run your business successfully can sometimes be in short supply, but the NASE can help. Our exclusive package of member benefits supports you with business experts, discounts, and a voice in D.C. We also assist with health insurance options for self employed and small businesses.

Your Membership comes with valuable benefits such as:

  • Small Business Locator
    Get Listed, Get Business
  • Self-Informed Subscription
  • Ask the Experts
  • Startup Kit
  • Member Pricing in Our Store
  • Subscriptions to our Publications
    OutFront Weekly/WashingtonWatch
  • NASE Member Badge
  • Business Learning/Resource Center

And so much more!

Become a Member
SI Cover Dec 2021

SelfInformed

In this issue, read about 8 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays as a Small Business Owner, a Holiday message from the NASE staff and an end of the year update from Capitol Hill.

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Self Made: NASE's Blog


Mitigating Burnout While Self Employed
Being self-employed is an adventure. Most of the time, that adventure is fun, filled with new experiences, and is deeply rewarding. The best part of all: you’re the one making it happen. But what happens when you don’t feel the urge to get up in the morning and start working? What if your day-to-day routine becomes stagnated and you feel constantly overwhelmed?
Posted on Dec 15, 2021
How Can Self-Employed Business Owners Join The Circular Economy
Many self-employed small business owners are beginning to appreciate the role of sustainability in their daily operations. This often comes in the form of what is known as a circular economy. A circular economic model intends to tackle pertinent issues such as climate change, pollution, and similar "green" notions.
Posted on Dec 02, 2021
Should You Remain a Sole Proprietor or Form a Company?
As a new entrepreneur, you may enjoy the ease and simplicity of operating as a sole proprietor, but there are several things to consider like the size of the business, the nature of the product or service that you provide, tax considerations, and more that should determine whether to continue running it as a sole proprietor or establish a formal company.
Posted on Dec 01, 2021
Ebbs and Flows: How to Prepare Your Business For Inconsistency
Charles Darwin wrote the quote above talking about animal evolution, but he may as well have been talking about business. The businesses that excel and thrive over time are not the strongest or smartest, but the most adaptable ones. Even if you’re not in a seasonal industry, you’ll face good years and bad years. Being prepared is essential. How can you keep things as stable as possible but still make your company resilient when it comes to ebbs and flows? Let’s take a look.
Posted on Nov 10, 2021

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