SBA Dallas/Fort Worth District Office

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an advocate for small business. SBA helps small businesses start, grow, expand, and recover. We provide access to counseling, mentoring, capital, and contracting expertise.


Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. As the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses, the SBA provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise so businesses can confidently start, grow, expand, or recover. 

The SBA is backed by the strength of the federal government and is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business. The SBA promotes job growth and a stronger economy by advocating for and supporting small businesses. Simply put, the SBA empowers small business to succeed. And it will help yours do the same. Whether you need to create a successful business plan, get expert advice on expanding your business, or train your team, SBA’s nationwide network of Resource Partners is here to help with high-quality training and counseling to meet your needs. SBA can also assist with government contracting expertise and access to capital.

Services Provided

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research
  • Diversification

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Bonding (Specialty)
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Debt Funding (Specialty)
  • Equity Funding
  • Government Funding (Specialty)
  • Loans (Specialty)
  • Microloans (Specialty)
  • Technology Grants
  • Venture Capital

Import and Export Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities (Specialty)
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business


  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding (Specialty)
  • Government Requirements

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • HUBZone Certification (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Certification (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Government Contracts (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
Contact Information
Elsie Collins
4300 Amon Carater Blvd, Suite 114
Fort Worth, TX 76155
(817) 684-5500 Ext: 8176845500