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Start your business in 10 steps

  • Community Navigators

    Community Navigators make it easier than ever to access SBA's most vital resources.
  • Sign into your SBA account

    Check your account status, update your information, and get access to other portals.
  • COVID-19 relief programs

    We're unable to accept new applications for COVID-19 relief programs or grants. We continue to offer PPP loan forgiveness.

Make a payment to SBA

Learn how to make a payment on your SBA loan or check your account balance and due date.

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SBA Celebrates Pride Month

LGBTQ+ small business owners are making history

How we help small businesses

  • Free business counseling

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    Get business advice from our partnering organizations and experts.
  • SBA-guaranteed business loans

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    Find an SBA lender near you to help fund your business.
  • Home & business disaster loans

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    Apply for a low-interest disaster loan to help recover from declared disasters.
  • Federal government contracting

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    Learn how to find and win small business government contracts.

Start and grow your business

Want to be an entrepreneur? Learn how to get started on your business in 10 steps.