Congresswoman Corrine Brown Supports Funding
For the FPA-UNF Umbrella Initiative in FY 20010 Budget
The FPA-UNF Umbrella Initiative 1 is a Pilot Project aimed at empowering the Florida Small Business Development Center
Network (FSBDCN) more effectively deliver procurement assistance to small businesses owned by minorities and women.
The Project specifically focuses on the SBDC current priorities 2 which are aimed at tailoring their services to better serve
underserved/minorities and women; expand procurement assistance and enhance access to capital.
This project aims to expand services, save money, create jobs and be replicated in other states.
1 http://www.docstoc.com/docs/3683947/The-FPA-UNF-Umbrella-Initiative - Description of the FPA-UNF Umbrella Initiative
2 www.house.gov/smbiz/hearings/hearing-2-11-09-SBA-entrepreneur-development-programs/Cartwright.pdf - Congressional testimony by Jerry
Cartwright, ASBDC Chairman and Florida FSBDCN Director on February 11th, 2009