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.
BoeFly’s Fundability App will help you determine how fundable you are based on the credit preferences of over 2200 lenders and learn what you can do to become more attractive to lenders.
This workbook by Michael Seid, author of Franchising for Dummies (Wiley, 2006) is a tool to evaluate franchise opportunities, written by an industry leader.
Once you have reviewed the other steps in the VetFran Toolkit you are eligible to take part in IFA’s Mentor Network and get advice from an experienced franchise professional.
Veterans Business Fund was created to help veterans who are ready and able to become small business owners but lack the required equity capital to qualify for small business loans.
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.