Veterans Business Fund

December 14, 2012, 03:35 PM

The International Franchise Association (IFA) has launched the Veterans Business Fund. This funds mission is to provide low interest loans to veterans interested in starting a business. Information on the Veterans Business Fund can be found at The Veterans Business Fund is part of the IFAs Operation Enduring Opportunity initiative, which has a goal of having the franchise industry employ 80,000 veterans (and military spouses) by the end of 2014. According to a recent IFA report, the franchise industry has employed 64,000 veterans and military spouses since the IFA launched its Operation Enduring Opportunity initiative in 2011. Stephen E. Story