Office of Capital Access
Mission Statement

The Office of Capital Access' mission is to assist small businesses in obtaining the loans necessary for growth by being a gap lender, providing assistance to small businesses that would otherwise would not qualify for un-guaranteed financing, obtaining equity, or taking advantage of procurement opportunities.

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Technology (SBIR/STTR)

The Technology Program helps to strengthen and expand the competitiveness of U. S. small high technology research and development businesses in the federal marketplace. We assist in achieving the commercialization of the results of both the ...

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About Our Office
The mission of the Office of Capital Access (OCA) is to expand access to capital among small businesses—particularly those that might not otherwise obtain financing. The office does so through a network of programs and services that make...


Ann Marie Mehlum
Associate Administator

Ann Marie Mehlum currently serves as the SBA’s Associate Administrator for the Office of Capital Access (OCA). The Associate Administrator for OCA is a member of the senior leadership team...

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Office of Capital Access
409 3rd Street, S.W. Suite 8200
Washington, DC 20416
United States
Phone: 202 205 6657
Fax: 202 205 7230
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339