Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

Mission Statement

The Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) serves as a liaison to elected and appointed officials of state, county, and local governments, the organizations that represent them, as well as to other federal agencies.  The office’s primary functions are to communicate information about SBA’s objectives, initiatives, policies, and programs to these stakeholders and to build partnerships that will facilitate opportunities for small business entrepreneurs.  IGA also works closely with SBA’s program, regional, and district offices to promote the agency’s initiatives and programs and strengthen stakeholder relationships.

Office Spotlight

National Small Business Week

SBA invites state and local governments to issue a proclamation declaring Small Business Week in your community. We have provided this sample proclamation for your convenience. If you are a state or local government official and would like to...

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About Our Office

The Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) is located in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. and works with a variety of stakeholders across the country.  IGA aims to connect city, town, county, and state...

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