The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond began organizing a series of technical assistance programs for small businesses in 2010. We were motivated by small businesses who shared their challenges with finding sufficient credit during an economic downturn and from financial institutions that regularly interact with small businesses searching for credit. We partner with a variety of organizations, including nonprofits, government agencies, and financial institutions, as well as other Reserve Banks across the United States.
This forum provided small business participants information on access to credit and support services. Baltimore, June 14, 2010.
This roundtable discussion focused on access to credit and technical support for Maryland area small businesses. Annapolis, June 2, 2010.
Maryland Chamber of Commerce - Maryland’s statewide business advocacy organization
Maryland Small Business and Technology Development Center – a network that links Maryland’s private enterprise, government, higher education and local economic development organizations together to provide management, training and technical assistance to small businesses
Maryland Financing and Incentive Resources – an overview of Maryland’s key programs and initiatives to help area small business thrive
Small Business Tips for Thriving and Surviving – an easy-to-review checklist for small businesses