The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
Learn about the origins of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
SBA was created through the Small Business Act of 1958. Learn more about how SBA was authorized.
SBA's annual guide to programs that help small businesses start, manage and grow.
SBA's Administrator is responsible for managing the agency and developing its programs.
SBA's Deputy Administrator is responsible for managing the agency and developing its programs.
Learn about SBA leaders and their commitment to help Americans start and grow businesses.
Learn about life of SBA employees and their commitment to help Americans start and grow businesses.
Find out how you can join the team at SBA, an agency that serves America’s small business owners.
To bring small businesses the support they need, SBA is divided into several key functional areas.
To further the mission of helping small businesses succeed, SBA has established offices across the country.
These offices offer business development services and training to help small business start and grow.
These offices offer counseling and financial help to those who are rebuilding their homes and businesses.
Learn how SBA plans to achieve its mission and help small business owners succeed.
Find out how SBA is becoming more transparent, participatory and collaborative through Open Government.
Get information about SBA's Standard Operating Procedures, laws, regulations and public notices.
This initiative aims to increase the number of women and underrepresented groups on corporate boards and C-suites of high growth small businesses, particularly those in which Small Business...
These companies have signed on to SupplierPay
Read SBA's Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan.
The ILP Program anticipates meeting the needs of small business borrowers that face significant gaps in the credit market. ILP addresses current financing gaps.
Clusters provide high-value, targeted connecting of small and large businesses, including networking with potential industry partners abroad.
This opportunity provides financial assistance to fund projects to assist teams of small businesses.
This White House initiative celebrates and accelerates high-growth entrepreneurship across the country.
This list features information about the grantees of the Small Business Teaming Pilot Program.
The PLUM Initiative is a two-year pilot committed to developing straightforward, common-sense approaches to reducing barriers to capital, creating economic opportunities, and improving lending to...
SBA’s work in supporting cluster initiatives across the United States is complemented by a host of Federal Agencies and other organizations.
Find forms for the Intermediary Lending Pilot Program.
Read SBA's Climate Change Adaptation Plan.
Listing ist of all 62 clusters which have been supported by the SBA, along with a brief description of each program.
The QuickPay initiative strengthened small contractors working with Federal Government, cutting in half the time it takes to get paid and freeing up capital to invest and hire new workers.
SBA's 2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address
Is your company ready to sign the pledge? Read the full pledge and see contact information to make the commitment.
Military spouses make great entrepreneurs, and small business ownership can be a transportable, flexible vocation that supports a military career.
Find more resources related to the SupplierPay Initiative.
A flexible workplace is a powerful management tool that can be used to accomplish work more efficiently while helping employees manage the demands of work and home.
SBA celebrates Veterans Small Business Week, October 31 - November 4, 2016.
The Startup in a Day initiative aims to make it easier for entrepreneurs to start a business by reducing the amount of time it takes to register and apply for permits and licenses on the local level.
The SBA’s new ScaleUp America Initiative is designed to help small firms with high potential “scale up” and grow their businesses so that they will provide more jobs and have a greater economic...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Please join the SBA and organizations across the...
This training initiative focuses on businesses poised for growth in historically challenged, urban areas.
The mission of SBA's Office of Business Development (BD) is to administer the section 8(a) program, which offers business development assistance to eligible small government contractors.
The Small Business Jobs Act aims to provide critical resources to help small businesses continue to drive economic recovery and create jobs.
SBA is investing in the green economy.
Learn about feedback from 1000+ entrepreneurs who shared how we can make the government work better.
The Office of Inspector General provides independent oversight to improve the accountability of SBA.
Advocacy is the independent voice for small business in the federal government.
Hearings and Appeals provides an independent, quasi-judicial appeal of certain SBA program decisions.
The Ombudsman assists small businesses that experience unfair federal regulatory enforcement actions.
Press releases provide up-to-date information on SBA programs, services and financial assistance. Media Advisories are sent out to inform the media/public about an upcoming event.
Find contact information for SBA's public affairs team.
U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd St, SW. Washington DC 20416.