For more than fifty years, the SBA has helped entrepreneurs start, grow and succeed in their business ventures. For all kinds of business owners across the country – including in traditionally underserved communities – SBA provides resources and access to capital they need to flourish. Here’s how we help entrepreneurs and business owners who are:
- Minorities: Interested in government contracting? The 8(a) Business Development Program helps small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace.
- Women: From registering your business to hiring your first employee, we’re here to help you launch your small business.
- Native Americans: We have opportunities and programs designed to help Native American entrepreneurs start and manage their businesses.
- Veterans: From the military world to the business world, SBA has customized resources to help our veterans succeed.
- 50+ Entrepreneurs: Are you nearing retirement and exploring new opportunities? We have information and tools to help “encore” entrepreneurs start and run their businesses.
- People with Disabilities: Explore resources and links to help disabled people establish and manage small businesses.
Our online Learning Center also offers free, self-paced courses tailored to your business type and more, so you can get the online training you need, when you need it.
At SBA, we’re in the business of businesses – and in making sure our diverse entrepreneurs across the U.S. access the resources and capital they need to find success in their ventures.