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Small Business Administration

An agency of the U.S. federal government that guarantees loans made to entrepreneurs and small businesses. It also provides special assistance to businesses run by women and minorities. It was established in 1953.

Small Business Administration (SBA)

A federal government agency created in 1953 to “aid, counsel, assist and protect... the interests of small business concerns,” including real estate-related industries. It provides training and counseling and financial assistance through loans and guarantees. The SBA (www.sba.gov) also negotiates small business set-asides with federal agencies requiring outside goods and services, meaning that a certain predetermined percentage of those contracts will be awarded to small businesses.

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The IRS further concluded that the FSLIC-provided financial assistance that the taxpayer received under the assistance agreement could not consist of branching rights; the authority to grant branching rights resided exclusively with the FHLBB, not with the FSLIC.
* performing a program-specific audit of an entity that receives governmental financial assistance, that is, an audit of a recipient's use of governmental financial assistance that is administered in accordance with Federal or state laws, regulations, or audit guides relative to that specific governmental financial assistance program.
We no longer need to send them food packs since based on the reports that we received, they have enough food and what they need is a financial assistance to help them rebuild their houses,' Baloran said.
During a farmers' rally in Ratlam, state sports and youth welfare minister Jitu Patwari said the financial assistance of Rs 51,000 for the marriage of daughters of small cultivators could be used for making drinking arrangements for the guests.
He said thousands of farmers whose agricultural crops were destroyed by flooding and landslides spawned by heavy rains brought by Usman would be given financial assistance by the agency.
It was feared that if the financial assistance was not granted the KMC may not be able to lift debris from the city streets.
Ethasham Anwar, the financial assistance up to Rs 1.5 million would be provided to the farming community for the construction of mini dam, Rs 500,000 for the construction of water ponds, water storage tanks, roof top harvesting and lift irrigation scheme.
According to Armecin, the financial assistance under the UCT include the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino program (4Ps) with about 287,266 households as beneficiaries; about 270,910 Indigent Senior Citizens' Social Pension program and 240,129 poor families under the LISTAHANAN 2 program, all in Central Visayas.
For the information of all, especially the patients who wish to avail themselves of the financial assistance for their hospitalization bills from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), such bills are not included in the agency's mandate to pay the bills paid by the patient for their hospitalization or reimbursement, and the doctor's fee.
The loan agreement is the result of agreements reached between Ukraine's President Mr Petro Poroshenko and President of the Swiss Confederation Mr Johann Schneider-Ammann to increase humanitarian and financial assistance to Ukraine.
BRUSSELS, March 31 (KUNA) -- Cyprus successfully concluded its three-year financial assistance programme, announced the EU's permanent bailout fund called the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Thursday.
He said that besides compensating losses of houses and crops, financial assistance is also being given to such floodhit families as have lost their means of livelihood.

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