the NALA's SMB Resources

We provide expert advice, news articles & other information to help you start, manage, finance, and grow your small business. 

Our commitment is to acquaint you with helpful resources, information, and links to various agencies. You will find many exciting ways to help get your small business up-and-running, and growing

Federal Government

The three branches of U.S. government—legislative, judicial, and executive—carry out governmental power and functions.

Ask the President

Contact the White House by email, mail or phone, click here.

Locate Your Senator

Find Your Representative


State Government

Visit the government website for each state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and associated states.

Find Your Governor


Local Government

Locate resources and websites on U.S. cities and their local governments' information.


Tribal Government

Official information and services from the U.S. government.

      Select your preferred method to contact any of the above agencies:
      • Email
      • Phone
      • Live Chat (Chat services are available Monday - Friday: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM Eastern Time (except Federal Holidays)


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Aid, counsel, assist and protect, insofar as is possible, the interests of small business concerns.

SBA Loans

SBA offers a variety of loan programs for very specific purposes. Take some time to study the programs described in this section, to see if you qualify to participate.

Facts About Grants

SBA does NOT provide grants for starting and expanding a business.
Contact SBA

By Mail:

US Small Business Administration
409 3rd St, SW
Washington DC 20416

By Phone:

SBA Answer Desk: 800-827-5722 (TTY: 704-344-6640)
Disaster Loans: 800-659-2955
HUBZone Program: 202-205-8885

By Email:

SBA Answer Desk:
Disaster Loans:
HUBZone Program:
Website questions: