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The SBA VIRTUAL SUMMIT was a success!

More than 600 participated in SBA’s FIRST EVER Virtual Conference! The conference recordings are now available for viewing. On January 19th, an email was sent to particpants who registered with instructions on how to view the recordings. Look for an email from

Information and Resources for New Mentors and Advisors

7(a) Loan Program Introduction

This short introduction to the SBA's 7(a) Loan Program will help you understand how 7(a) loans help small business owners, including the SBA's role in guaranteeing these loans.

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Introduction to SBA

If you're new to being a small business mentor, this "crash course" will help you get up to speed on the resources available to you and your clients.

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Government Contracting Overview

This document will give you a brief overview of contracting with the federal government.

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Applications, Checklists, and How To Guides

Disaster Loan Application

If you are in a declared disaster area and have suffered any disaster related damage you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance.

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7(a) Loan Application Checklist

Once a business has decided to apply for a loan guaranteed by the SBA, it will need to collect the appropriate documents for application. use the checklist below to ensure the business has everything the lender will ask for to complete the application. Once the loan package is complete, the lender will submit it to the SBA.

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Finding Government Contracting Opportunities

Contracting with the federal government can be a great way to get steady business, but finding those opportunities can be difficult. This resource will show you the various ways small businesses can start doing business with the government.

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