The Small Business Administration was established in 1953. Since that time the agency has dispensed millions of dollars in loans and loan guarantees, contracts, consulting assistance and other programs for small business across the United States.
A Community Development Credit Union, more commonly known as a CDCU, is a credit financial institution which owned and controlled by its members in an effort to sustain the ability of being able to provide a wide array of financial services.
Cornwall, England has been christened as the first-ever rural social enterprise zone. Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd remarked that what was happening in Cornwall was an example to the rest of the United Kingdom.