Nominate the most outstanding SBA Counselor of the Year in the SBDC network!
This award honors an individual counselor in the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network for his or her excellence in providing counseling, training, and/or mentoring and other program services to small businesses. The SBA Counselor of the Year: SBDC award is presented to an individual judged to exemplify the best in client services in the SBDC network and who promotes the mission and goals of the SBDC program.
How to enter
Nomination packages for the SBA Counselor of the Year: SBDC award may be submitted through the Challenge.gov portal using the “Enter a Submission” tab. Please note, nominators will need to establish a free account with Challenge.gov in order to submit any nomination.
Associate Administrator, Office of Entrepreneurial Development
Serve small businesses by providing quality, professional counseling, training, and/or mentoring to client businesses and by developing innovative events and/or programs, publications, and research materials to enhance small businesses.
Recognition by local/regional small businesses and the economic development community for his/her outstanding work in promoting the mission and goals of the SBDC and SBDC network.
Evidence of Success
Evidence of increased business opportunities for small businesses as a result of the nominee’s actions.
Efforts to strengthen the role of small business owners within the community.
Other accomplishments demonstrating the nominee’s effectiveness in improving the environment for the creation and expansion of small businesses.