Santa Ana District Office 10 REGIONAL OFFICES 69 DISTRICT OFFICES
Santa Ana District Office Mission Statement The SBA was created to provide financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run and grow their business.
Santa Ana District Office HOW WE ASSIST SMALL BUSINESSES Business Development Financial Assistance Government Contracting Assistance Technology Development
Santa Ana District Office BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE SCORE Small Business Development Centers Women Business Centers Online Assistance
Santa Ana District Office BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE (cont) Collaborative efforts / partnerships with Resource Partners to provide “Meaningful Solutions” Including: Other Federal Agencies Trade Associations CITD Network CMTC Chambers of Commerce Foreign Consulates Others
Santa Ana District Office GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ASSISTANCE 8(a) Disabled Veterans & Veterans Hub Zone SDB Women Owned Insures that small businesses receive a fair share of government contracts
Santa Ana District Office GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ASSISTANCE Programs to assist small businesses in the government contracting arena. Pro-Net; Sub-Net; Grants.Gov; & Military OneSource
Santa Ana District Office 8(a) Business Development Program BENEFITS: ¨ Procurement Assistance Sole Source/Competitive Contracting ¨ SDB Certification ¨ Training ¨ Mentor /Protégé Program
Santa Ana District Office HubZone Empowerment Contracting Program Encourages economic development in historically underutilized business zones - “HUBZones”- Establishes federal contract award preferences for small businesses located in targeted areas.
Santa Ana District Office Small Disadvantage Business Certification (SDB) ¨ Benefits ¨ Price evaluation adjustment when bidding as a prime contractor ¨ All prime contractors are encouraged to use SDBs as subcontractors through mandated evaluation factors and optional monetary incentives.
Santa Ana District Office SURETY BOND GUARANTEE PROGRAM For contracts up to $2 million Types of Bonds: Bid Bonds Performance Bonds Payment Bonds Ancillary Bonds
Santa Ana District Office Technology Development Office of Technology SBIR STTR Tech-Net
Santa Ana District Office OFFICE OF ADVOCACY The voice for small business in the federal government and the source for small business statistics
Santa Ana District Office EXPORT TRADE ASSISTANCE PARTNERSHIP ( ETAP) Resource Partners: U.S. Department of Commerce Export-Import Bank U.S. Export Assistance Center Others –SCORE,CITD & SBDC
Santa Ana District Office SBA FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS Domestic Programs Disaster Programs International Trade / Export Programs
Santa Ana District Office Export Working Capital Program SBA Export Express Importers… SBA Export Finance Assistance Programs:
Santa Ana District Office Pre-Shipment Guarantee Loan proceeds to acquire/produce goods or services for export Post-Shipment Guarantee Discounting accounts receivable Export Working Capital Program
Santa Ana District Office Transaction Based Assignment of payment proceeds from foreign buyer: -Letter of Credit -Open Account Export Working Capital Program
Santa Ana District Office SBA DISASTER LOANS Loans to homeowners and businesses in the aftermath of a disaster
Santa Ana District Office Local Resources Paul Smith 714-560-7448 Jill Andrews 714-560-7466
Santa Ana District Office Help & Assistance Management & Technical Assistance Certification and Loan guarantees
Santa Ana District Office Put Us To Work for You! SANTA ANA DISTRICT OFFICE 200 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Suite 700 Santa Ana, CA 92701 (714) 550-7420 http://www.sba.gov/ca
Santa Ana District Office Here are three take-aways. Bring these ideas to back to your business and see what results you generate! Takeaway 1: The SBA offers a huge range of products and services. Takeaway 2: Resources are available to you in your local communities that provide assistance at no cost. Takeaway 3: How to start or improve exporting and about the government resources available to facilitate exporting.