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.