Mission/Giving Statement: The US Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel and assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economocy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Small Business Management, Technical or Financial Assistant Providers
Grantmaking Program Areas:
Small Business Management, Technical or Financial Assistant Providers: The SBA offers some grant programs that are generally designed to expand or enhance organizations that provide small business management, technical, or financial assistance. These grants generally support non-profit organizations, intermediary lending institutions, and state and local government.
Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The SBA does not offer grants to start or expand small businesses, though it does offer a wide variety of loan programs. See individual grants for eligibility and restrictions.
Application Instructions: The SBA requires all applicants to apply online through www.grants.gov. Grant application instructions are online and vary for each grant. Please note, applications must include a Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and register with the Central Contractor’s Registry (CCR). It is suggested that this be completed at least 30 days in advance of the application due date.
Notes: Register for email announcements through www.grants.gov.