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Characteristics and Motivation of Participants in the Self-Employment Training Demonstration
An important feature of the Self-Employment Training (SET) demonstration program is that it targets a narrow population. To qualify for SET, an individual must be a dislocated worker, unemployed worker, or underemployed ...
Case Management for Self-Employment Success: Emerging Lessons from the Self-Employment Training Program
The Self-Employment Training (SET) pilot program is testing the benefits of using case management to support aspiring small business owners. As part of case management, SET advisers at experienced, carefully vetted ...
What Does $1,000 in Seed Capital Buy?: Emerging Lessons from the SET Program's Offer of Microgrants for Business Start-Ups
The seed capital microgrant is a key part of the Self-Employment Training (SET) demonstration. SET participants can apply for a microgrant of $1,000 intended to cover some of the costs of starting a business if they meet ...