Small Business Links

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration has a very comprehensive website that can quickly answer many entrepreneurs’ questions.

The following links are provided for informational purposes only. Inclusion on this list does not indicate the expressed or implied endorsement of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center Network.

Other Small Business Assistance Providers

Federal Government Agencies and Information


Starting a Business

Business Funding

General Business


Patent, Copyright & Invention



Minority & Women

Disaster Assistance and Recovery

SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private, non-profit organizations to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery and equipment, inventory, and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.

Open for Business

A Disaster Protection and Recovery Planning Toolkit for the Small to Mid-Sized Business

The Open For Business toolkit was prepared by the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), a nonprofit initiative of the insurance industry to reduce the social and economic effects of natural disasters and other progperty losses.

Access the toolkit »PDF icon

National Council on Readiness and Preparedness (NCORP)

Public/Private Partnerships to Strengthen Homeland Security

NCORP’s mission is to establish community-level programs and public/private partnerships that strengthen homeland security through education, training and communication between citizens, businesses, governments and responders/law enforcement and medical professionals.

More information »