Helpful Links and Guides
The Small Business Administration’s Washington office’s annual guide includes step-by-step information on accessing SBA programs and services, business licensing, state and local government regulations, technical assistance, loan options, and selecting a business plan and legal structure. Helpful information can also be found at SBA.gov and Business.gov. Online tools, resources, and courses geared specifically toward young entrepreneurs can be found here.
A list of state-level how-tos and quick links.
Find a host of federal, state, and local programs available to help start and grow your business, including one-on-one personal business counseling, state agency customer service representatives and help lines.
All of the programs, activities, and efforts of OMWBE promote the success of all businesses regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender.
Choosing to start a business is a big decision. Use the Small Business Guide to walk you through the steps necessary to running a successful business.