The Small Business Administration (SBA) is an agency of the federal government that provides loans, counseling and procurement opportunities with the federal government. Simply stated: “The SBA helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses”. No other resource exists that is as dynamic and beneficial to the small business owner as the SBA.
The Small Business Administration offers two types of programs to help small business owners develop their business. The first is Counseling and Training; designed to provide guidance to the small business entrepreneur in starting and operating their business. The second type of program is called Small Business Audiences. This program is oriented towards the minority owned operations.