Small Business Resources
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CFPB works to help small businesses access the credit they need by increasing awareness in the small business lending marketplace. Federal government agencies help ensure equal credit opportunities by enforcing the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) which applies to both business and consumer credit.
HHS Programs Supporting Small Businesses
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) partners with the Small Business Administration to support the efforts of small businesses to compete with larger businesses for government contracts. These programs even the playing field and helps small businesses grow.
National Council of Nonprofits
The National Council of Nonprofits has mobilized the nation’s largest sector-wide network of nonprofits to achieve transformative results. We provide nonprofits with the tools, research, and resources needed to operate more effectively, efficiently, and ethically. Collectively, we ensure a connected and powerful nonprofit community.
SCORE is the nation's largest network of volunteer and expert business mentors who are dedicated to helping small businesses plan, launch, manage, and grow their business. SCORE’s mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. They aim to give every person the support they need to thrive as a small business owner.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Since 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business. They provided counseling, capital, and contracting expertise for small businesses.
US Chamber of Commerce
The US Chamber of Commerce connects like minds and delivers actionable insights for next-level of business growth. The website is a digital platform for small business and it's owners. With timely and actionable information and resources, it helps small businesses across the U.S. start, run, and grow successful companies.