Accion USA is a private non-profit organization that offers small business loans of up to $50,000 and financial literacy education to small business owners in the United States. The online lending platform gives entrepreneurs the ability to apply for a loan from anywhere in the United States.
Phone: 866- 245-0783
115 East 23rd Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Phone: (212) 387-0377
Fax: (212) 387-0277
AllBusiness.com is one of the top online resources helping business owners with the valuable, practical and wide ranging formation they need. The site offers resources including how-to articles, business forms, contracts and agreements, expert advice, blogs, business news, business directory listings, product comparisons, business guides, a business association and more.
Business.gov is the U.S. Government’s official website offering small businesses access to Federal, state and local resources from a single website with information on government programs, forms, contacts, and guidance with laws and regulations. Business.gov makes it easier for small business owners to get the information they need to successfully start and operate their ventures.
The Microloan Program provides very small loans to start-up, newly established, or growing small business concerns. Under this program, SBA makes funds available to nonprofit community based lenders (intermediaries) which, in turn, make loans to eligible borrowers in amounts up to a maximum of $35,000. The average loan size is about $13,000. Applications are submitted to the local intermediary and all credit decisions are made on the local level.
MY OWN BUSINESS
My Own Business is a nonprofit organization committed to helping people succeed in business. My Own Business provides a free online course geared toward the new or aspiring business owner or the established business owner looking to grow and expand their existing business. Over12 million visitors have made use of this information. The course is presented by successful business owners who point out the common, avoidable mistakes.
SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
Phone: 1-800-U-ASK-SBA (1-800-827-5722)
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations.