The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a training curriculum for new and aspiring business owners: Money Smart for Small Business. FDIC and SBA will also form a Training Alliance for organizations that support small businesses through training, technical assistance, and/or mentoring.
SCORE is a nonprofit association, supported by the Small Business Administration, which mentors small businesses. The program links small business owners with volunteer experts in their local community that provide technical assistance in a variety of areas such as starting a business, management, government contracting, technology and sales. Score has over 13,000 metors in 500 industries across the country.