January is Start a Small Business Month

Buffalo District Office  - January 13, 2022

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"Powering the American Dream"


SBA can help your business start, grow, expand or recover through our lending programs, government contracting programs and network of Resource Partners.   Whether you want to prepare a business plan, are interested in doing business with the federal government, or are looking to finance your business, SBA is here to help!



SBA Start-Up Double Header:  Finding the Right Idea - Webinar

Tuesday, January 25 at 9:00 am

When starting a business, you likely have many different ideas.  Where do you look to find the best one?  How do you know which can turn into a viable business concept?  How can you capitalize on your skills and resources?  Join this program to learn how to begin your journey.

Click here to register:  SBA Start-Up Double Header (Finding the Right Idea and Business Planning) Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite

December is National Write a Business Plan Month

SBA Start-Up Double Header:  Creating a Winning

Business Plan - Webinar

Thursday, January 27 at 9:00 am

Once you've found the right idea, it's time to put a plan in motion.  A business plan is the strategic guide for your business.  Planning is key to working toward success and is required by lenders.  Join this program to learn how to create a winning business plan.

Click here to register:  SBA Start-Up Double Header (Finding the Right Idea and Business Planning) Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite


Resources for Startup & New Businesses - Webinar

Thursday, January 27 at 11:00 am

Attention start-up businesses and businesses that have been in existence less than 2 years - we have information for you!  Please join us to hear special tips specifically targeting your business.  The Greece Chamber of Commerce, US Small Business Administration, Greater Rochester SCORE, SBDC Brockport and CCCS of Rochester will be presenting.  Each will share something in particular that benefits early stage businesses - including partnerships, potential funding sources, credit report considerations and other important information.

Click here to register:  Resources for Start-Up & New Businesses 

Photo of 2022 fireworks and the following text, Happy New Year. The SBA logo is at the bottom.

Happy New Year from the SBA!  Are you resolving to start a business in 2022? The SBA's 10-step guide can help.

Learn more

SBA resources partners: Helping you start, grow, or expand your business

Virtual Mentoring and Training 

Offices around the country may be closed due to the pandemic, but SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, Veterans Business Outreach Centers and other resource partners are providing free business mentoring and training by phone, email, and video.

Find an SBA resource partner near you


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