Tag: small businesses


U.S. Bank Foundation Opportunity Fund Helps Small Businesses Grow and Thrive

June 10, 2024

Via: Yahoo

Small businesses are the lifelines of many communities, and the U.S. Bank Foundation* has invested in nonprofit organizations providing small business support for years through its Community Possible grant program and, now, the U.S. Bank Foundation Opportunity Fund**. “Supporting entrepreneurs […]


U.S. Bank Awards First-Ever Boundless Potential Award to Two Small Businesses

January 4, 2024

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bank recently honored two small business clients for their extraordinary commitment to their communities with the bank’s first-ever Boundless Potential award. Taqueria Durango, a Mexican restaurant in St. Louis, and Interfaith Dental, a nonprofit dental clinic in Nashville, were […]

Capital and Risk, Operational

Funds Transfer Fraud Skyrockets in 2021; Small Businesses Hit Hard

March 2, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Cyber claims from small and midsize businesses saw a “material uptick” in 2021, with funds transfer fraud a main culprit, according to cyber insurance and security firm Coalition. According to its 2022 Cyber Claims Report, Coalition concluded that from 2020 […]

Activity, Investment Banking

U.S. Bank Outlines Details of $15 Million Rebuild and Transform Fund

August 18, 2020

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bank announced today details of a $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund, which will help small businesses impacted by civil unrest and support organizations working to address systemic economic and racial inequities. The U.S. Bank Foundation will make philanthropic […]

Activity, Investment Banking

U.S. Bank Invests $8.2 Million in Community Possible Grants Focused on Workforce Readiness, Small Business and Financial Wellness

September 26, 2019

Via: Yahoo

Through its Community Possible giving and engagement platform, focused on the areas of Work, Home and Play, U.S. Bank announces $8.2 million in Work grant investments. Funding supports several nonprofits across the country focused on workforce readiness, small business growth […]

Activity, Insurance

Bill to Pool Small Businesses for Insurance Gets Final Approval in North Carolina

August 15, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

A way for North Carolina small businesses and sole proprietorships to join together and obtain more affordable individual health insurance is heading to Governor Roy Cooper’s desk after the measure received final legislative approval. The Senate voted 32-9 on Tuesday […]


CIT Survey: U.S. Small Businesses See Growth in 2018

May 1, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

CIT Direct Capital, the national online small business lending unit of CIT Group, announced the results of its new survey conducted by The Harris Poll, revealing nearly three out of four small businesses in the U.S. plan to expand their […]

Activity, Investment Banking

U.S. Bank Donates $11.2 Million in Community Possible Grants to Nonprofits Focused on Work; Introduces Loan Referral Program for Small Businesses

October 31, 2017

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bank announces its second round of Community Possible grants, donating $11.2 million in Work grants to nonprofits across the country focused on workforce development, higher education, small business development and financial education. U.S. Bank’s Community Possible corporate giving and […]

Capital and Risk, Credit, Regulations

Bipartisan Bill Would Give Small Businesses a Tax Credit for Employee Training

October 24, 2017

Via: Insurance Journal

A bipartisan group of congressmen has filed legislation to encourage employers to invest more in training and educating their employees. The legislation would create a tax credit for 25 percent of the first $5,000, or up o $1,250, that an […]

Activity, Insurance

Erie Insurance introduces new coverage to protect small businesses against cloud computing risks

June 27, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

More and more small and mid-sized businesses are using cloud computing, with the percentage expected to more than double from 37 percent today to 80 percent within the next six years.* Cloud computing helps companies save money by enabling them […]