Recognizing the challenges military spouse entrepreneurs face, the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Veterans Business Development provides spouses with the tools and assistance necessary to establish a sustainable business that moves with them.
Here are just some of the services they provide:
- Free training programs like Boots to Business and Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship to get on track to start or grow a successful small business
- One-on-one counseling to supercharge growth through local SBA offices, Veterans Business Outreach Centers, Women's Business Centers, SCORE business mentors and Small Business Development Centers
- Increased access to small business loans through lender partnerships across the country
- Tips and opportunities to break into federal contracting
The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Veterans Business Development is a member of the Spouse Ambassador Network, a group of organizations united to help military spouses achieve their education and career goals. Spouse Ambassador Network organizations may also provide opportunities for military spouses to expand their personal and professional network. Click here for a full list of Spouse Ambassador Network participating organizations.