SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership. Look for funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities.
Boots to Business
Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by SBA as part of the Department of Defense's Transition Assistance Program (TAP). B2B provides participants with an overview of business ownership and is open to transitioning service members (including National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses.
VA Home Loans
HAP Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP)
"DOD Section 1001 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 expanded the HAP authority to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide financial aid to:September 11, 2001;
1) Members of the Armed Forces (30% or greater disability) who incur a wound, injury, or illness in the line of duty during a deployment in support of the Armed Forces on or after September 11, 2001;
2) Wounded DoD and Coast Guard civilian homeowners reassigned in furtherance of medical treatment or rehabilitation or due to medical retirement in connection with a disability incurred in the performance of his or her duties during a forward deployment occurring on or after September 11, 2001 in support of the Armed Forces; and
3) Surviving spouses of fallen warriors who move within two years of the death of such employee or member."
Gulf War Veterans
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Lesbian Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Veterans
Native American Veterans
Former Prisoners of War
Veterans Living Overseas
Vietnam War Veterans
World War II Veterans
Indigent Veterans and Unclaimed Remains