Self-Employment Steps for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors: Helping a Consumer Start a Business

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Chapter 7: Resources

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10. The Small Business Administration funds the Minority Enterprise Development program that helps socially and economically disadvantaged small business owners access a variety of business development services.

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority business Development Agency promotes the establishment and growth of competitive minority-owned businesses. MBDA does not provide grants or loans for business start-up, expansion, or acquisition. It does help minority entrepreneurs find financing.

The U. S. Department of Transportation provides equal opportunities for women and minorities who compete for highway and transit contracts by providing short-term working capital at prime interest rates or by offering the opportunity to obtain bonds for transportation-related projects.

The Office of Disability Employment Policy for the Department of Labor houses a Cultural Diversity Initiative.