Emerging Leaders

ByNWBC Council

Emerging Leaders

Resource: Emerging Leaders
Hosted by: Small Business Administration
To learn more contact: https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba-initiatives/sba-emerging-leaders-initiative

The SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative is a federal training initiative that specifically focuses on executives of businesses poised for growth in historically challenged communities. The initiative provides these executives with the organizational framework, resource network, and motivation required to build sustainable businesses and promote the economic development within urban communities.

Primary Assistance: Technical Assistance, Education
Location(s): AL, NM, NY, ND, NJ, AZ, AR, CA, D.C., FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, ID, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NC, OH, PA, RI, OR, OK, WA, SD, UT, TX
Primary Requirements: At least $400,000 in annual revenue, at least 1 employee, operating at least 3 years
Industry Focus: None
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: Yes

About the author

NWBC Council administrator

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a nonpartisan federal advisory council established to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, the Congress, and the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration on issues related to women’s business enterprise. The Council is comprised of eight small business owners from across the country, six representatives of national women’s business organizations, and one Chairperson, Liz Sara, who was recently appointed by President Donald J. Trump in August 2018.