Kevin Norvell

SBA 8(a) Business Development Program 4-part Series

The 8(a) Program helps provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by individuals who are socially and economically disadvantaged. In this effort, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the 8(a) Business Development program. To apply for the 8(a) program a business must: • Be a small business …

SBA 8(a) Business Development Program 4-part Series Read More »

SBA Adds Counties and Second Center to Kentucky Disaster Declaration

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced additional counties added to the Kentucky disaster declaration for businesses and residents affected by the severe storms, straightline winds, flooding, and tornadoes beginning on Dec. 10, 2021. Also, the SBA announced today the opening of a second Business Recovery Center (BRC) at the Hopkins County Regional …

SBA Adds Counties and Second Center to Kentucky Disaster Declaration Read More »

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Benton, KY

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) at the Joe Creason Community Center in Benton on Wednesday, Dec. 15 to provide Kentucky businesses with one-on-one assistance in submitting a disaster loan application if they were impacted by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and tornadoes …

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Benton, KY Read More »

Disaster Declaration

Kentucky Disaster Declaration December 2021

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Kentucky Affected by Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding and Tornadoes Release Date: Monday, December 13, 2021Release Number:  21-1213KYContact: michael.lampton@sba.govInternet Address: Kentucky District Office website Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to businesses and residents in Kentucky following the announcement of a Presidential …

Kentucky Disaster Declaration December 2021 Read More »

Spriggs Named Director at Kentucky SBDC in Eastern Kentucky

Michelle Spriggs has been named the center director of the Kentucky Small Business Development Center in Eastern Kentucky. The center will serve the Eastern and Southeastern parts of Kentucky covering Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin, Lawrence and Pike counties.  As a veteran in the economic and small business development fields, Spriggs brings …

Spriggs Named Director at Kentucky SBDC in Eastern Kentucky Read More »

Kevin Norvell

Norvell Recognized As 2021 America’s SBDC State Star

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center recently named Kevin Norvell, the state office’s program coordinator, as its State Star.   Each year, America’s Small Business Development Center calls on each network to recognize their State Star. The State Star is an SBDC employee who exhibits the criteria of an exemplary performer by making a significant contribution to their SBDC program and showing a strong commitment to small business.   Norvell recently was recognized at the America’s SBDC State Star Virtual Award Ceremony and will …

Norvell Recognized As 2021 America’s SBDC State Star Read More »

Concerns Over Online Lending

FTC Expresses Concern Over Online Lending

It’s exciting to see so many “open” signs appearing in store windows across the country. But some companies making the transition to an in-person workplace may find themselves in a short-term cash flow crunch. Even before the pandemic, the FTC raised concerns about deceptive practices related to small business financing. With many companies working to regain their …

FTC Expresses Concern Over Online Lending Read More »

sba disaster declaration flooding in Kentucky

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Kentucky Affected by Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides

Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses and residents in Kentucky following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 27 through March 14. “The SBA is strongly committed to providing Kentucky residents with the most effective response possible to …

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Kentucky Affected by Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides Read More »

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Details

SBA announces details regarding Restaurant Revitalization Fund

SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. …

SBA announces details regarding Restaurant Revitalization Fund Read More »

Skip to content