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Small Business Resources

To help you learn more about small business, listed below are an assortment of resource types.

  • Office of Small Business Program Brochure
  • Small Business Set-Aside Programs
    An overview of the requirements and components of the various set-aside programs and the statutory and regulatory language authorizing the various set-aside programs.
  • DOD OSBP Benefits Analysis Guidebook [PDF]
    A reference to assist the Department of Defense Acquisition Strategy Teams in Performing a Benefit Analysis before Consolidating or Bundling Contract Requirements.
    A guidebook which encourages small business-led teams as a strategy to increase competition and expand opportunities for small business on consolidated contract.
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Programs for Military Personnel
    A program managed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) offering various loans designed for military personnel.
  • The Small Business Administration (SBA) is making an effort to assist Disaster Assistance efforts and promote small business participation in debris removal and reconstruction. Small business contractors are encouraged to visit this SBA website, to obtain information on Surety Bond Guarantees for a contract related to debris removal and reconstruction. Any construction or service prime or subcontract up to $2M in value is eligible for this assistance.
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs)
    Doing business with the government is a big step to growing your business. Provide local, in-person counseling and training services for you, the small business owner. They are designed to provide technical assistance to businesses that want to sell products and services to federal, state, and/or local governments. PTAC services are available either free of charge, or at a nominal cost.
  • Small Business | is an interagency product administered by USAGov (formerly the Federal Citizen Information Center), a division of the U.S. General Services Administration's Technology Transformation Services. USAGov's mission is to make it easier for people to find and understand the government services and the information they need anytime, anywhere, any way they want. USAGov partners with federal agencies, in order to reach out to people where they are in order to connect them with government.
  • Small Business Resource Guide National Spring Edition 2022
    A guide to SBA resources for starting and growing your business.

Small Business Organizations

  • Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)
    SBDCs provide management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. SBDCs offer one-stop assistance to individuals and small businesses by providing a wide variety of information and guidance in central and easily accessible branch locations. The program is a cooperative effort of the private sector; the educational community; and federal, state, and local governments; and is an integral component of Entrepreneurial Development's network of training and counseling services.
    SCORE, "Counselors to America's Small Business," is a resource partner of the SBA dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide. There are more than 12,400 SCORE volunteers in 364 chapters operating in over 800 locations who assist small businesses with business counseling and training. SCORE also operates an active online counseling initiative at
  • Women's Business Centers (WBCs)
    Women's Business Centers represent a national network of nearly 100 educational centers designed to assist women start and grow small businesses. WBCs operate with the mission to "even the playing field" for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the world of business.
  • SBA District Offices
    Find your state and local SBA district office.
Last Updated: June 07, 2022
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