The United States Small Business Administration (SBA)
202-606-4000 (Washington Metropolitan Area District Office)
SBA 504 Loan Program:
The CDC 504 Loan Program provides growing businesses with long-term, below-market, fixed-rate loans to purchase real estate, build, expand, renovate or make leasehold improvements to buildings, or purchase machinery and equipment. The program covers up to 40% of the total cost of a project.
7(A) Loan Guaranty Program:
United States Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and reciprocal trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce and constitutional democracy, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development.
US International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) strengthens the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements. ITA works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad.