The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions, such as 7(a), 504 and disaster assistance loans, as well as counseling, assistance and advocacy initiatives aimed at strengthening business ventures and the overall national economy. The Washington DC District Office serves the DC area, as well as the Maryland counties of Montgomery and Prince George's County, and the Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun.
This is a guide for small business to find the resources they need to help build their business. The SBA hired me to create environmental portraits of the owners of Cheeseburger Baby located in Miami Beach, Florida for this feature article about their recovery after Hurricane Irma.