U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration has a district office in Clarksburg, WV and a Branch Office in Charleston, WV. Visit www.sba.gov/wv or email us at [email protected].


About the U.S. Small Business Administration  

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start and grow their businesses. It delivers services to people through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Government Funding (Specialty)
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business

Marketing and Sales

  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Registration, Licenses and Permits

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • HUBZone Certification (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Certification (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Government Contracts (Specialty)
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Social Media

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator
  • Maker Space
  • Co Working
Contact Information
Nikki Bowmar
320 West Pike Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301