About Us

About Our Office: 

The District Office helped 1,818 small businesses obtain access to capital through Agency loan programs during Fiscal Year 2018, putting over $521 million into the hands of small business owners. The SBA Cleveland District is home to twelve Ohio Small Business Development Centers and five chapters of SCORE, a volunteer organization that provides free business counseling.

In addition, the Cleveland District delivers and oversees the Agency’s 8(a), SDB, and HUBZone government contracting programs for small businesses in the area. The District serves 28 urban and rural counties in the north of Ohio: Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Geauga, Harrison, Henry, Huron, Jefferson, Lake, Lorain, Lucas, Mahoning, Medina, Ottawa, Portage, Sandusky, Seneca, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Wayne, Williams, and Wood.