Small Business Association
Quality customer service, innovation, and striving to be the best. The Colorado District Office serves as the premier government advocate for the state’s 563,000 small businesses. In collaboration with our business resource and lending partners this office directs and manages all SBA programs and services (including access to capital, business training, and securing federal contracts) to Colorado’s 5 million residents.
Over the years, the SBA has developed many small business loan and assistance programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses. The following describes briefly all the services and information available through this office:
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, better operating or expanding a small business through (SCORE) Counselors to America’s Small Business.
Business training and counseling through our statewide Small Business Development Center Program (SBDC)
Assistance to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals through the 8(a) Business Development Program.
Women's Business Ownership Representatives are available to advise women business owners.
Special loan programs are available for businesses involved in international trade.
If you're a veteran, you can get business counseling and information about SBA guaranteed loans.