Supporting Organizations

We have worked closely and built relationships with several professional organizations across the years who believe in serving the business community as much as we do. Establishing these relationships has expanded the number of resources and tools we are able to offer our NBA members.

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.


SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Since 1964, we have provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs.

America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Provide America’s taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the law with integrity and fairness to all.

Institute of Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW)

The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women educates and empowers women around the world economically, socially and politically. We do this through our signature PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program, which uses a four-pronged approach focused on in-country education in Afghanistan and Rwanda, US-based Leadership Development, mentorship with American women and men, and paying it forward in local communities.

Northwood University

We develop free-enterprise leaders who drive global economic and social progress. Our academic community welcomes individuals, their distinctive talents, and their potential to make a difference through a life well spent.