SBA Set to Launch Community Navigator Program

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SBA Set to Launch Community Navigator Program

Friday, June 18, 2021

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is set to launch the Community Navigator Program later in June, the program is targeted towards minority-owned businesses and small businesses who found themselves unable to access the other programs offered by the SBA to support businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Community Navigator Pilot Program that will strengthen outreach to underserved businesses by partnering with organizations with deep roots in their communities.

The program which received $100M in the American Rescue Plan, will aim to partner with states, local governments, SBA resource partners (SCORE, WBCs), and other organizations in targeted outreach for small businesses underserved communities.

To learn more about the program, visit: www.sba.gov/partners/counselors/community-navigator-pilot-program.

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