Leading the Entrepreneurial Charge

Leading the Entrepreneurial Charge

By Tammy Halevy, SVP, Membership & New Initiatives, AEO

For two decades now, AEO has led the charge on behalf of underserved entrepreneurs. We can look back with pride on what we have collectively accomplished on behalf of these entrepreneurs, their businesses and communities. Without you, our members and partners, the entrepreneurial landscape would look much different. AEO and its member organizations have provided financing and services to enable millions of entrepreneurs to contribute to the economy as they support themselves, their families and job creation in their …

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AEO Members Receive More Than $4 Million in PRIME Grants

AEO Members Receive More Than $4 Million in PRIME Grants

 

Forty-two AEO member organizations received more than $4 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help low-income and very low-income entrepreneurs with training and technical assistance to start, operate, and grow their businesses.
 
A total of $8 million in awards was awarded to 92 nonprofit organizations by the SBA, and nearly 50 percent went to AEO member organizations. 
 

AEO Moves to DC

AEO Moves to DC

 

By Connie E. Evans, CEO

 

Today AEO has successfully moved our headquarters from Arlington, Virginia, to Washington DC.  I am hopeful and excited by the possibilities that come along with this move to our nation’s capitol.

 

However, moving the voice of microenterprise into main stream discussions about how to grow our economy and present greater opportunities for our communities that have long been underserved remains …

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