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Photo of five people framed around an illustration of the U.S. with text, National Veterans Small Business Week, Oct.31-Nov.4,


SBA celebrates current service members, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouse entrepreneurs during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW) October 31-November 4

Throughout NVSBW, SBA and its extensive partner network celebrate the strength and resilience of the #VetBiz community by hosting events across the country and sharing resources available to veteran entrepreneurs. You will learn about education and training programs like Boots to Business and how your local Veterans Business Outreach Center helps entrepreneurs develop a business plan, marketing strategy, and access government contracting opportunities.

Currently, there are over 100 virtual events that are free and open to the public. Visit for more information and register below for Northern CA Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) events:


National Native American Heritage Month


During National Native American Heritage Month, learn about contracting, business development and other programs for Native American small business owners. Learn more


Illustration of a trophy with text, 2023 National Small Business Week Awards. Now accepting nominations. The SBA logo is included.


The National Small Business Week Awards are back! SBA is now accepting nominations for its 2023 National Small Business Week Awards, including the Small Business Person of the Year. Could you be our next winner? Submit your nomination today. Deadline to submit is December 8, 2022 at 12PM.  

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Small Business Training Events

SBA and its resource partners – SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, and Veterans Business Outreach Center – continually offer training and educational programs. A sample is highlighted below, and the full calendar of training programs and webinars is found at San Francisco District Office (SFDO) Upcoming Events link.

Becoming Grant-Ready (11/01 at 10AM)

Business Foundation Training – (6 sessions November 1 – November 29) Class#1 (11/01 at 6PM)

Coffee & Community: Running a successful home-based business (11/02 at 9:30AM)

Financial Readiness for 2023 (11/02 at 12PM)

Writing a Compelling Business Plan (11/03 at 1PM)


SFDO Upcoming Events


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