White Paper: Risk Awareness and Lessons Learned from Prior Audits of Entrepreneurial Development Programs [open pdf - 439KB]
From the Executive Summary: "We prepared this memorandum to inform the Small Business Administration (SBA) of lessons learned and risks identified in prior audits and reviews of entrepreneurial development programs. SBA should consider this information as it implements mandates to administer Federal funds to Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), Women's Business Centers (WBC), and resource partner associations related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to ensure funds are used as intended and programs achieve their goals and objectives."
Small Business Administration, Office of the Inspector General, Report No. 20-13