Find contact information for government programs, listed by topic. Benefits Federal Employee Retirement Benefits – Find contact information for the Retirement Services office at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Food Stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) – Call to learn about eligibility requirements and the nutritional benefits of the program. Head...
The SBA provides support for our veterans as they enter the world of business and continue to serve our country by creating jobs in our communities. The Office of Veterans Business Development (OBDV) is devoted to promoting veteran entrepreneurship. Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC) provide support in all stages...
The VA Veteran Entrepreneur Portal was created by VA OSDBU and BusinessUSA to help you start and grow your veteran-owned small business. The VA Veteran Entrepreneur Portal provides veteran business resources ...
SBA Women's Business Resources to start and grow your business and compete in the global marketplace. Online resources, financing, Women’s Business Centers.
USDA provides Rural Business Investment in affordable housing, energy efficiency, roads, bridges, internet access, loans and grants for rural business.
The SBA and its network resource partners help millions of small businesses start, grow and succeed. SBA Local Assistance is available to help entrepreneurs
Buy Savings Bonds and Treasury Securities Direct from U.S. Treasury to save for a new home, college education, retirement, new business, or your big dream.
SBA loans help finance start-up and existing small businesses. Connect with SBA lenders based on your specific business needs. See SBA Loans Explained.
Create your business plan with the Business Plan Tool. Your plan sets the direction of your business and outlines your plan to make sales and grow revenues.
Business Earthquake Preparation with the Seven Steps To Earthquake Safety. Download Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions, Preparedness Guide, Safety Tips.
CAN-SPAM establishes requirements for commercial email messages and gives recipients the right to have you stop emailing them. CAN-SPAM Compliance is easy.
Export Business Planner is a FREE planning tool for small businesses considering exporting. Prepare for export readiness with a customized export plan.
Entrepreneur David Lifson shows you how to inspire investors and secure your first Million Dollar Seed Capital. Best networking and pitching strategies.
Science of Innovation shows scientists and engineers come together in the innovation process to create amazing possibilities. See how to innovate.
USPTO Electronic Filing System is the safe, simple, secure, fast, flexible & forgiving way to file your patents online. Use EFS-Web for Online Patent Filing
USPTO changed to First To File Patent System. Avoid public disclosure and file timely patent applications to protect your inventions. Be the First To File!
USPTO Pro Bono Inventor Assistance provides free patent application legal services for inventors accepted into the program.
Basic Trademark Facts and role of trademarks in business, how trademarks, patents, copyrights, domain names and business name registrations differ and more.
FTC’s BCP enforces laws that protect consumers against unfair and deceptive practices. The BCP Business Center gives you business tools for FTC Compliance.
If you market products or services by phone or provide telemarketing services, See the Telemarketing Sales Rule and your Do Not Call Compliance requirements