Office of Small Business Development Centers
Mission Statement

The Mission of the Office of Small Business Development Centers is to promote entrepreneurship, small business growth and the US economy by providing the critical funding, oversight and support needed by the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers.

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About Our Office
The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) administers the Small Business Development Center Program to provide management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. SBDCs offer one-stop assistance to individuals and small...


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Associate Administrator

Ms. Carroll A. Thomas was appointed Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) in November 2012. With...

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Washington Office Center
409 3rd Street, S.W. Suite 6400
Washington, DC 20416
United States
Phone: 202 205 6766
Fax: 202 205 7727
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339