SBA Contingency Plan for Governement Shutdown


September 30, 2013

SBAgovlogoSBA’s Contingency Plan for Governement Shutdown

If Congress and the President are not able to reach an eleventh hour agreement to fund the government, only SBA’s Inspector General audit team and the disaster loan programs will continue to operate as business as usual.

If the following SBA programs are interrupted, that will be a very serious blow for Main Street and its lenders.

7(a) Loan Guarantees

504 Certified Development Loans


Surety Bond Guarantees

Procurement Assistance Program

Small Business Procurement Set-Aside

8(a) Business Development

7(j) Technical Assistance


Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Procurement

Size Standards

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

Women’s Business Centers (WBC)


Veteran’s Business Development

Small Business Investment Companies (SBIC)

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

Small Business Technolgy Transfer Program (STTR)

Internatoinal Trade

Federal and State Technology Partnership (FAST) Program

PRIME Program

Regional Innovation Clusters

Native American Outreach


Ombudsman Program

Secondary Market Guarantee

Emerging Lenders

Inspector General (excluding disaster funded and investigatory activities)


Program Management & Administration

To review the 36 page contingency plan go here.