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Find New Clients Abroad

Join the first online community of companies in Latin America and the Caribbean dedicated to international trade and investment.

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Forecasting for Growth

To be effective as a leader, you must develop skills in strategic thinking. Strategic thinking is a process whereby you learn how to make your business vision a reality by developing your abilities in teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking. It is also a tool to help you confront change, plan for and make transitions, and envision new possibilities and opportunities.

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Using Technology to Stay Competitive

As a business owner, it is vital that you understand and use advanced technologies. Technology can help increase business efficiency and even expand operations.

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Developing a Marketing Plan

For those of you who have already successfully started a business and are ready to take the next step, you may be wondering what you can do to help your business grow.

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Financing Growth

SBA is committed to helping small businesses, which are the backbone of the nation’s economy, thrive. Working closely with a wide range of lending partners across the country, SBA has developed a number of financial programs that address the various needs of small businesses.

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Build Your Own Franchise

A franchise is a legal and commercial relationship between the owner of a trademark, service mark, trade name, or advertising symbol and an individual or group wishing to use that identification in a business.

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Fishermen's Contingency Fund

Compensation to fishermen for fishing gear losses caused by oil and gas activities.

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Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program

Provides loan guarantees to eligible lenders for projects that create and save jobs in rural communities and areas with a population of 50,000 or less.

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The Market Access Program

This program helps U.S. producers, exporters, private companies, and trade organizations finance overseas marketing and promotional activities.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Centers providing business tools to create jobs, increase profits and save time and money.

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Federally-Funded Construction Opportunities

Visit our Opportunities page to view federally-funded construction opportunities available to contractors.

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Need help developing a plan for diversification?

U.S. Export Assistance Centers

A network of professionals providing businesses with hands-on export marketing and trade support.

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Small Business Development Centers

Free one-on-one expert business advice and low-cost training for existing and future entrepreneurs.

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SCORE Mentors

SCORE is a network of business leaders who volunteer as mentors to small businesses.

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Procurement Tech. Assistance Centers

A nationwide network of professionals helping local businesses compete in the government marketplace.

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Urban Transport Project

Transportation and Warehousing
This project will build better transportation infrastructure in Abuja. It will improve the public transportation system; improve the feeder roads network; and build a stock of buses and equipment.

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MCC Power Sector Compact

Rehabilitate, upgrade and modernize generation, transmission and distribution assets in most urgent need of repair, in order to preserve existing generation, improve the capability of the transmission system, and increase the efficiency and sustainability of hydropower generation

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North East Gas Interconnector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
The Northern Territory Government is calling for private sector proponents to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the construction, operation and ownership of a gas pipeline connecting the Northern Territory to the Eastern Gas Market – the North East Gas Interconnector.

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Melbourne Rail Link

Transportation and Warehousing
The $8.5-11 billion (AUD) Melbourne Rail Link is Victoria's largest public transport project. It will create a modern train network for Melbourne's future by expanding the City Loop to deliver much needed space in the inner core to run more trains

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