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                   Washington, D.C. 


SBA’s core operations are focused around what we call the “Three C’s:” Capital, Contracting and Counseling. 

  • Capital: SBA guarantees loans to businesses to help them start, grow and succeed. 
  • Contracting: SBA serves as an advocate on behalf of small businesses, helping ensure small businesses have access to the nearly $100 billion of federal contracts available to them.
  • Counseling: SBA provides counseling and training to small businesses around the country through a national network of more than 14,000 resource partners including Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, Veteran Business Centers and SCORE. SBA-supported counseling and training makes a difference: Those who receive counseling and training are more likely to start businesses, their businesses are more likely to survive over the ensuing years, and they are better prepared to seek financing and to plan effectively for future business growth.

Although we are headquartered in Washington, DC, we provide critical support and resources across every state through our 68 district offices and our resource partners.  So please take a moment to connect with your district offices and learn about all the other tools we have to help you succeed at www.sba.gov.

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