United States Small Business Administration Overview
United States Small Business Administration General Information
The United States Small Business Association is an economic development agency of the federal government and a lender established in 1953 and based in Washington, District of Columbia. The firm provides financial assistance programs for small businesses to meet key financing needs including debt financing, equipment loans, surety bonds, and equity financing. SBA programs include financial assistance, small business audiences, counseling, and training, contracting, disaster assistance, advocacy, laws and regulations, initiatives, and civil rights compliance. Financial institutions and other organizations work with the SBA to give small business loans. The firm has field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.