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Idaho SBDC to act as “boots on the ground” for the SBA Community Navigator grant awarded to the Idaho Hispanic Foundation.

The SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program offers funding to nonprofits, state and local governments, universities, and tribal entities to partner with SBA at the center of a hub and spoke network. As the awardee, the Idaho Hispanic Foundation will act as the hub for this grant. As a spoke, the Idaho SBDC’s role is to…

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Idaho SBDC Statewide Impact Report YTD 2021

Idaho SBDC’s commitment and passion to work with small businesses throughout the state remained absolute as the pandemic continued to bring on unprecedented challenges in 2021. Collectively, our team spent 18,910 hours coaching over 1,800 businesses of which 144 created close to 600 new jobs that have helped individuals, families, and their community. We’ve helped…

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Marie Baker Moves into the Director Position for the Southwest Idaho Region

Marie started working with the Southwest Idaho Region in March of 2019 as a Business Consultant. She began working in her new role as Region Director on September 20th. Marie is passionate about entrepreneurs and their journey. Marie’s skill set is the ability to work collaboratively and assist clients with achieving their goals. Marie received her BS in Business from…

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Kyle R. Guelcher to Become New State Director for North Central Idaho Region

The Idaho Small Business Development Center is thrilled to announce the new Region Two Director: Kyle Guelcher. Kyle started working with the North Central Idaho Region in April of 2020 as a full time Business Consultant. He will begin his new role as Region Director on September 6th. Kyle earned a Juris Doctor from Western…

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Idaho SBDC Graphic Designer Creates Award-Winning Logo for Local Small Business

Congratulations to Idaho SBDC graphic designer Presley Arrowood on her recent Star Garnet Gem Award in logo creation for client Traditions Gift Shop, based in Lewiston, ID. Arrowood competed against other designers and marketing agencies throughout Southeast Idaho in the Gem Awards Creative Competition hosted by the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation to receive this award;…

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Idaho PTAC Counselor Dr. Bamidele Omotowa Earns Certified Procurement Professional (CPP) Endorsement

Dr. Bamidele Omotowa has been working with the Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) as a consultant and SBIR representative since January 2019. His commitment and hard work over the past two years was recently recognized by the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) as he has been awarded the Certified Procurement Professional (CPP)…

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