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Small Business Administration    The United States Small Business Administration (SBA)
202-606-4000 (Washington Metropolitan Area District Office)

The U.S. Small Business Administration provides financial, technical and management assistance to Americans who want to start a business. The US SBA is the nation's largest backer of small businesses. Prince George's County's businesses are served by the Washington Metropolitan Area District SBA Office. The Prince George's Small Business Assistance Center and the Prince George's Financial Services Corporation can help connect individuals to many of the US SBA loan programs such as the SBA 504 Loan Program and the 7(A) Loan Guaranty Program.

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:
The 7(A) Loan Guaranty Program provides loans to small businesses unable to secure financing on reasonable terms. The program operates through private lenders but guarantees the loans.

Image result for department of commerce usa    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.

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US International Trade Administration
(202) 482-2867

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.