Veterans Business Outreach Centers
Through their Veterans Business Outreach Center, the SBA provides assistance for veterans who own or are considering starting a small business. These outreach centers provide business development-related services, including:
- pre-business plan workshops
- concept assessments
- business plan preparations
- comprehensive feasibility analysis
- entrepreneurial training and counseling
Boots to Business Training
The SBA also offers the Boots to Business (B2B) training program as a track through the U.S. Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). This course provides an introduction to entrepreneurship, offered to transitioning servicemembers and their spouses. Learn more about this opportunity through the SBA's Office of Veterans Business Development.
The SCORE Foundation
Veteran Fast Launch Initiative
Office of Veterans Affairs
Veterans First Contracting Program
Veteran Franchise Opportunities
If you'd like to own your own business but don't have an innovative idea ready or are wary of startup risks, buying a franchise may be right for you. The VetFran1 program offers access to financial incentives, such as lower franchise fees, that aren't available to civilian franchise investors. Currently, over 500 franchise companies participate in the program.
Business Solutions Membership
Membership with Navy Federal Business Solutions is exclusive to Navy Federal Credit Union members. As a Business Solutions member, you have access to small business professionals, competitive business credit offerings and more.Learn More About Membership in Navy Federal Credit Union.
1 VetFran is a registered trademark of the International Franchise Association. ↵