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Federal Funding Opportunities for Microenterprise Programs
Vol. Volume 2, Number 2 September/1997

Diane Meyerhoff

Diane Meyerhoff is the Principal of Third Sector Associates, a training and consulting firm dedicated to assisting nonprofit agencies. Ms. Meyerhoff is an adjunct faculty member at Trinity College of Vermont in Burlington. The author would like to thank all the resource people who shared their valuable information.

This paper presents opportunities for nonprofit and government agencies exploring funding for microenterprise programs. The number of microenterprise programs has increased greatly and, in some cases, so has federal funding. Presented here are federal agencies that offer funding for technical assistance and loan programs and expect to do so in the future.

Keywords: Microenterprise programs, federal funding, federal grants, technical assistance funds.