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The Dallas/Fort Worth District Office (DFW DO) is committed to fostering economic growth by providing assistance to small businesses that are located in its area of operation.
The DFW DO will continue to focus on customer-driven outreach and quality management. We are determined to reach out to small businesses in unprecedented ways, to listen to their needs, to report these needs back through the Regional Administrator who in turn will forward to Headquarters.
We recognize that the small business communities know more about their needs than we and for that reason we want to make ourselves available to them in whatever forum they think appropriate. By listening to the small business community and reporting their concerns and issues to the Regional Administrator.
It is our goal to create a more service friendly and efficiently managed operation through effective utilization of our greatest assets, i.e., the dedicated employees of the Dallas/Fort Worth District Office.
Over the years, the SBA has developed many small business loan and assistance programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses. The following describes briefly all the services and information available through this office:
Financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders.
Free counseling, advice and information on starting, better operating or expanding a small business through (SCORE) Counselors to America’s Small Business.
Assistance to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals through the Minority Enterprise Development Program.
Women's Business Ownership Representatives are available to advise women business owners.
Special loan programs are available for businesses involved in international trade.
If you're a veteran, you can get business counseling and information about SBA guaranteed loans.