SCORE

Counselors to America's Small Business is a 12,400-member volunteer association sponsored by the SBA. SCORE matches volunteer business-management counselors with present prospective small business owners in need of expert advice.

Updated on
September 9, 2022
Published on
June 20, 2018
The 7(a) Loan Program, SBA’s most common loan program, includes assistance for each business with unique needs.
SBA 504 loans are very popular for long-term, fixed rate financing of up to $5 million for major fixed assets.
The average Microloan is about $13,000. The Microloans program provides loans up to $50,000 to small businesses.
SBA Glossary

Common SBA Terms

Everything you need to know about common terms used to discuss SBA Loans.
Cash Available to Service Additional Debt (CASAD)
The cash flow determined that...
SCORE
Counselors to America's Small Bus...
Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Contract
A type of contract designed to...
Current Liabilities
A balance sheet item, which...
Income Statement
Shows the entity’s income and...
Full and Open Competition
With respect to a contract action...
Defense Contractor
Any person who enters into...
Principal
the owner(s) of the Applicant Entity that...
Comparative Analysis
Is designed to point out significant trends that...
Electronic Data Interchange
Transmission of information bet...
Request for Proposal (RFP)
A document outlining a...
Phase 2
Process to be used to determine economic injury for...
DBA
ex. Blocker & Sons LLC, doing business as Bob's Burgers
Projection
An estimate of future economic or...
Applicant/Co-Applicant
Business entity and person requesting...

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