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Reentry and Employment Resources for Justice-Involved Individuals

Starting a Business

Many justice-involved individuals find that it is advantageous to start their own businesses, and much of our correspondence with inmates involves information on how to start specific businesses. Following are links to credible resources on the topic of starting a business. The resources on this page focus on the key components for starting a new business. 

Online Resources: Starting a Business

The online resources here provide key information on obtaining grants, financing, and other assistance for starting a new business.

Related Business Research Guides

In addition to providing on-site research and reference services, Business Reference Services at the Library of Congress has created a number of Business Research Guides aimed at assisting entrepreneurs and small business persons. The most relevant guides are linked below.