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Women's Business Resources

SBA and the Office of Women's Business Ownership collaborate with many organizations to make the best possible resources available to women entrepreneurs. Whether you are a woman interested in starting a business, applying for a business loan, finding government contracting opportunities, or improving an existing business, this page is a good point of reference for you.

Major Partners

National Women's Business Council

The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) is a federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners. The council's mission is to promote bold initiatives, policies and programs designed to support women's business enterprises at all stages of development in the public and private sector--from start-up to success to significance.

Other Useful Resources

Gives access to creative women who are dedicated to helping other women succeed in business.

Provides information on Women Impacting Public Policy, a national nonpartisan public policy organization that advocates for and on the behalf of women and minorities in business in the legislative process to help create economic opportunities and build alliances to other small business organizations.

Provides women business owners and entrepreneurs with a variety of support and services, including help in securing rounds of venture capital.

Provides information on an association committed to helping women entrepreneurs become effective in economic, social and political spheres of power.

Offers access to powerful research on women entrepreneurship.

Enables you to get free and confidential business advice from mentors, both online and in-person.