Welcome to the International Franchise Association’s VetFran Toolkit, designed to foster access to franchise opportunities for U.S. veterans and military spouses.
The “Franchise Basics” course is free to you. Just click on “Free Course” on the left side of the page after you click the link.
Access VetFran videos designed to enable veterans to understand and assess franchising and its opportunities. The videos cover the fundamentals of franchising, legal issues, franchise finance and more. Featuring veterans in the franchise industry, these seminars offer best-in-class education from the perspective of industry leaders and Board members of the International Franchise Association.
This workbook by Michael Seid, author of Franchising for Dummies (Wiley, 2006) is a tool to evaluate franchise opportunities, written by an industry leader.
Take part in IFA’s Mentor Network and get advice from an experienced franchise professional.
The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, has prepared this booklet to explain how to shop for a franchise opportunity, the obligations of a franchise owner, and questions to ask before you invest.
BoeFly’s Fundability App will help you determine how fundable you are based on the credit preferences of over 3,600 lenders and learn what you can do to become more attractive to lenders.
The VetFran Directory lists all 590+ VetFran member companies and their incentives. Please contact VetFran members directly through their pages to learn more about their opportunities. The directory can be sorted by industry.