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SBA Seeks to Boost Small-Dollar Loans With New Push The SBA is looking to increase the number of smaller loans in underserved communities with a new push.

By Catherine Clifford

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is looking to increase the number of small-dollar loans in underserved communities with its 'More Doors, More Dollars' push. Among its efforts is a strategy to reach out to faith-based organizations, microlenders and community-development financial institutions, opening its SBA programs to qualified lenders with counseling operations.

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Catherine Clifford

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC

Catherine Clifford is senior entrepreneurship writer at CNBC. She was formerly a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com, the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Clifford attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.

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