VetFran was created by the International Franchise Association and the Department of Veterans Affairs, though not government-funded. 1,500 franchises purchased, 228 in negotiation = 1,728 franchises to date.
PepsiCo Foundation, a company-created program, provides financial grants for business development, education, training, and technical assistance of up to $10,000 to veterans who have acquired a franchise through VetFran.
SBA's Express and pilot programs offer streamlined and expedited loan procedures for particular groups of borrowers, notably active duty military personnel, veterans, and borrowers from distressed communities.
Help Veterans Own Franchises Act: tax credit for franchise businesses that choose to offer qualified vets a discounted initial franchise fee.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: tax credit to employers who hire qualified vets.
Veteran Franchise Lists and Profiles
Veteran's Business Outreach Center of California
Franchise Gator: Veteran Franchises
Franchise Direct: Franchises and Business Opportunities for Veterans
Franchise Prospector: Franchising for Veterans
franchise.com: Veterans Franchises & Business Opportunities
franchising.com: Veteran Benefits Franchise Opportunity Guide
America's Best Franchises: Veteran Franchise Discounts
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