A right or privilege that a person may have on another's land, as the right of a way or ingress or
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
Coordinates the activities of Central Office or regional counselors, maintains a community resource list of
available professional assistance to troubled employees, and a current roster of EAP counselors for the area of
Conducts confidential consultations with troubled employees who so request, who are referred for objective analysis
of a personal problem, and for identification of the best available assistance and/or professional services needed
to resolve the employee's problem.
Aggregation of all establishments owned by a parent company. An enterprise can consist of a single, independent
establishment or it can include subsidiaries or other branch establishments under the same ownership and
One who assumes the financial risk of the initiation, operation, and management of a given business or
An ownership interest in a business.
The provision of funds for capital or operating expenses in exchange for capital stock, stock purchase warrants,
and options in the business financed without any guaranteed return, but with the opportunity to share in the
company's profits. Equity financing includes long-term subordinated securities containing stock options and/or
warrants. Utilized in SBIC financing activities.
A limited partnership arrangement for providing startup and seed capital to businesses.
Funds placed in trust with a third party by a borrower for a specific purpose and to be delivered to the borrower
only upon the fulfillment of certain conditions.