The NBA's mission is to gather the Resources needed to assist the Self-employed in their pursuit of the American Dream.
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Small Business Administration (SBA)
As a spokesperson and strong advocate for those small businesses that need it the most, the SBA will increase its outreach, marketing, business development and use of electronic tools to create procurement opportunities for small businesses -especially small disadvantaged and women-owned businesses. Read More
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide. Through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE’s volunteer business counselors have been helping small businesses succeed and grow since 1964. SCORE’s 10,500 volunteers provide free counseling and low-cost educational training workshops to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners from 389 office locations across the country. All of SCORE’s business counseling services are available to U.S. citizens or resident aliens. Read More
In the world of finance there are many different options available to businesses of all sizes and types. The overall goal of business financing is to raise the capital to meet your business’s current needs. Those needs can range from equipment purchases to renovations, all of which will help your business to grow further in its industry. Next is to get this capital at the least cost for your business to ensure you will be able to meet the repayment obligation. Read More
America’s Small Business Development Centers
America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories. Read More
FEDERAL RESOURCES for SMALL BUSINESSES
Federal Resources for U. S. Small Businesses is the official federal resource website for U.S. small businesses affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). You can view relevant federal agency resources, access the latest news, and search for a Small Business Advisor near you. Read More
ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN'S BUSINESS CENTERS
The Association of Women’s Business Centers works to secure economic justice and entrepreneurial opportunities for women by supporting and sustaining a national network of more than 100 Women’s Business Centers (WBC). WBCs help women succeed in business by providing training, mentoring, business development, and financing opportunities to over 150,000 women entrepreneurs each year. Read More
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Piracy, counterfeiting and the theft of intellectual property pose a serious threat to all U.S. businesses. Industry estimates of the cost of such theft range from $250 billion to 750,000 jobs per year. Small businesses often find themselves at a particular disadvantage because they often lack the resources and expertise available to larger corporations. Read More
Internal Revenue Service
IRS Small Business Site - This special section offers a broad range of resources for small businesses from tax tips to audit technique guides. There are also several helpful CD's with information on how to order a free copy. For more information please visit the IRS Small Business Site.
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