Resource Links

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

SBA – Nevada District Office
Nevada Secretary of State Business Center

Provides new and existing small businesses with a lot of necessary information such as name reservation, business licenses, non-profit corporations and more.

U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Financial Stability

Manages the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP).

Reno SCORE

Provides free and confidential business advice to entrepreneurs working to start new businesses and grow existing businesses in Northern Nevada.

Las Vegas SCORE

A group of experienced business men and women who donate their time and expertise to foster a vibrant small business community in Southern Nevada through mentoring and education.

The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)

This program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

Small Business FAQs from the SBA

Frequently Asked Questions About Small Business, gathers dozens of the latest statistics about America’s small business in one place. The FAQ is updated annually, and it’s a convenient place to confirm facts like the total number of small businesses, their share of employment and net new jobs, plus starts, closures, and overall contribution to the U.S. economy.

The Nevada Small Business Development Center

A statewide business assistance outreach program of the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Business. We provide a wide variety of technical assistance to support Nevada Business.