Government Small Business Assistance Offices

Government Small Business Assistance Offices

Discover small business assistance resources targeted to disadvantaged individuals, disabled persons, minorities and individuals with special needs seeking to become self-employed or launch small busi

Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center(PTAC )

The Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Virginia PTAC) is a sponsored program of George Mason University. Headquartered in Fairfax, with offices in Fredericksburg, and Hampton, we serve businesses throughout Virginia. All centers provide counseling and services that help businesses do business with government at the Federal, State, and Local levels.

The Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MD PTAC)

The Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MD PTAC) opened its doors in 2002 in an effort to assist the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) Procurement Technical Assistance Program in expanding the number of businesses capable of participating in government contracting.

US Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

MBDA is the only federal agency tasked with promoting the growth and competitiveness of minority-owned businesses.

Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs, which serves as a coordinating office for the governor to empower all small businesses with greater access to economic opportunities.

Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Enable Veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging the federal procurement system and expanding participation of procurement-ready small businesses. Learn more at

Air Force Small Business > Home

The official website for the Air Force Small Business. Building the Future of the Air Force through Small Business Innovation


The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions, such as 7(a), 504 and disaster assistance loans, as well as counseling, assistance and advocacy initiatives aimed at strengthening business ventures and the overall national economy. The Washington DC District Office serves the DC area, as well as the Maryland counties of Montgomery and Prince George's County, and the Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun.

Richmond - Office of Minority Business Development

Our mission is to facilitate, produce, and advance opportunities for minority business enterprises (MBE), emerging small businesses (ESB), and disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE) to successfully participate in the full array of contracting opportunities available in the city of Richmond.


The Small Business Program promotes acquisition opportunities where small business can best support the needs of our Sailors and Marines. Through policy, advocacy and training we foster industry innovation, technology development and the acquisition of quality products, services and solutions from small business providers.

U.S. Army Office of Small Business Programs

Our goal is to establish the Army as the premier organization for the promotion of and assistance to Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Woman-Owned Small Business, Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MIs), Service-Disabled/Veteran-Owned Small Business and HUBZone Small Business.

Office of Small Business Programs

OSBP is designated to support your small business needs. 23 percent of the total value of all prime contract spending is required to be awarded to eligible small businesses. The Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) program authorizes Contracting Officers to award sole-source contracts to WOSBs.

Southern Maryland SCORE Chapter

Mentors for the Southern Maryland SCORE Chapter offer a wide range of skills and knowledge for various types of organizations, including small business, large business, and government entities.

Small Business Administration

We support America's small businesses. The SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.

NASA OSBP - Office of Small Business Programs

Emergency Line: 202-358-1616 Use this emergency number to report incidents such as bomb threats, fire and medical emergencies, crank or threatening phone calls or e-mails, workplace violence, and suspicious packages or individuals. This line is monitored by security officers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Greater Baltimore SCORE Volunteers

Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

National Women's Business Council - Advancing opportunities for women entrepreneurs

The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) is a non-partisan federal advisory committee created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.

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