ASSETS Receives SBA Grant to Support Small Business Access to Capital Programs

September 13, 2017

Last Thursday, the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that ASSETS, a Lancaster-based nonprofit organization dedicated to creating economic opportunity and cultivating entrepreneurial leadership, was awarded a grant of $102,598 through the Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME) program. PRIME grants aim to help small businesses gain access to capital. This makes ASSETS an ideal candidate for assistance through PRIME, as ASSETS provides access to capital through its Lending Circles program.

ASSETS also provides additional valuable small business services to Central Pennsylvania small business owners, including seminars, business consulting, and Women’s Business Accelerator program, to name a few. ASSETS also sponsors the ongoing business plan competition, The Great Social Enterprise Pitch, which is currently in the crowdfunding campaign portion of the competition. You can learn more and donate here: The Great Social Enterprise Pitch Crowdfunding Portal.

You can learn more about the great work that ASSETS does in Lancaster County and how you can get involved at the ASSETS website, located at

Matt Landis is an attorney at Russell, Krafft & Gruber, LLP, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He received his law degree from Widener University Commonwealth School of Law and works regularly with business owners and entrepreneurs.