U.S. Small Business Association
The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) aims to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall U.S. economy.
SBA loan and grant opportunities
SBA offers a variety of loan programs for very specific purposes. Some areas include general small business loans, a microloan program, real estate and equipment loans, disaster loans, and other loan programs.
Clearinghouses and Technical Assistance
- Young Entrepreneurs provides many resources aimed toward Millenial entrepreneurs including information on how to start a business, developing a business plan, local assistance tools, and small business tax forms and publications.
- Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs is provided through the Office of Entrepreneurship Education, offers guidance in how to start a business as a young person.
- The Young Entrepreneurs Essential Guide to Starting a Business is a course to help with the basics of creating and financing a successful business.