Introduced by Sen. Cortez Masto and Young and Reps. Crow and Burchett, this would create a voucher program at SBA to provide grants for small businesses to partner with higher education institutions to conduct research and development.
Introduced by Sens. Coons and Young and Rep. Norcross and Fitzpatrick, this bill would establish a new Department of Labor apprenticeship hubs network.
Introduced by Sens. Rosen and Hyde-Smith and Reps. Houlahan and Baird, this bill would create a national program to support mid-career workers in reentering the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce by funding to small- and medium-sized STEM businesses so those businesses can offer internships, known as “returnships,” for workers seeking to return to or transition into the STEM workforce.
Introduced by Reps. Stevens and Baird, this bill would establish a Department of Education grant to encourage data literacy and data science education.
Introduced by Sens. Klobuchar and Sullivan, this bill would provide competitive grants for states to train childcare workers and build or renovate childcare facilities.
Introduced by Sens. Rosen and Tillis, this bill would establish a grant program to create or expand programs at minority-serving institutions and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that promote minority business ownership and entrepreneurship.
Introduced by Sen. Cortez Masto and Moran, this bill would require SBA to provide annual awards to states to encourage new business development.
Introduced by Sens. Cortez Masto and Blackburn would connect students enrolled in 21st Century Community Learning Centers with mentors from SCORE to help them develop professional skills in entrepreneurship.
Introduced by Reps. Neguse and Salazar, this bill would raise the government-wide goal for participation by small businesses in procurement contracts from 23% to 25%.