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Veterans transitioning to civilian life may be interested in starting a business in their community. Explore Veteran programs and resources to help with entrepreneurship such as the VA Accelerator Program and Boots to Business.

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  • Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). This fact sheet provides the details you need to know.

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  • The VA Accelerator is the only program of its kind designed to help Disabled Veterans launch their own company or expand their existing business. It was designed for Disabled Veterans who are in the Chapter 31 program. 

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  • The Homegrown by Heroes program provides assistance with land, equipment, and training. 

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  • The Virginia Grown® – Homegrown by Heroes logo is available to farmers, ranchers, fishermen and value-added producers of all branches and eras of military service.

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  • The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program is authorized by Congress under Title 38, United States Code, Chapter 31. The VR&E program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities and an employment handicap and Servicemembers who are in the process of transitioning from military to civilian employment prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. 

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