U.S. Small Business Administration Sacramento District Office

U.S. Small Business Administration provides information on financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders. Free counseling, advice and information on starting a business, improving operations or expanding a small business through the SBA's Resource Partners: Small Business Development Center (SBDC), SCORE, Veteran Business Out Reach Center (VBOC) and the Women's Business Center (WBC). The SBA's Resource Partners also conduct training events throughout the district. Some require a nominal registration fee.
Assistance with SBA small business certifications to include: 8(a) Business Development Program; Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone); Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB); Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program; and help with identifying contracting opportunities, developing marketing strategies and other business consulting.