Over 95% of companies applying to TVA are not fully ready for funding. With each SCORE Report, we determine the three (3) most important issues that need attention. The business owner will be referred to a member of the local consultancy program who can assist in addressing each issue. Thus, for every TVA application, (up to) three referrals are made to the consultancy. TVA’s partnership with these consultants provides a significant pool of experts to review, qualify and support your company’s capital needs. This process is as follows:
Provide detailed commen-
tary in the TVA Report to call each Applicant’s attention to their problem areas.
Share with each Applicant how to get the most out of our recommendations via a one- hour conference call between key members of the Applicants team and TVA.
In the above call, try to impress upon the Applicant the importance of engaging the resources that can help them fix the issues raised. They don’t have to hire TVA’s identified resources
but someone with the appropriate
level of expertise is strongly recommended.