Small Business Dictionary

Small Business Administration (SBA)

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is a U.S. government agency dedicated to providing support to small businesses across the country. The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers capital, by working with 5,000 banks to provide SBA loans to deserving small businesses; contracts, by working to ensure that 23% of federal contract dollars go to small businesses; and counseling, with 14,000 SBA-affiliated counselors available for guidance.