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					             Fairfax County Small Business Resource Listing
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)
8300 Boone Boulevard, Suite 450
Vienna, Virginia 22182
Phone: (703) 790-0600
Fax: (703) 893-1269
Web: www.fairfaxcountyeda.org
Services: Assists businesses with start-up, relocation or expansion needs by providing current,
comprehensive market and business information; suitable office and industrial real estate options; and
liaison with county, state and federal regulatory agencies. In partnership with the Virginia Department of
Business Assistance and the U.S. Small Business Administration, the FCEDA conducts monthly workshops
for individuals interested in starting businesses in Fairfax County. The FCEDA also offers personal
business counseling services by appointment through an arrangement with the Service Corps of Retired
Executives (SCORE). All FCEDA services are free and confidential.

Fairfax Small Business Development Center of the Northern Virginia SBDC Network
4031 University Drive, Suite 200
Fairfax, Virginia 22030-3409
Phone: (703) 277-7700
Fax: (703) 277-7722
Web: www.sbdc.org
Services: Small business development centers offer a range of assistance services, including free technical
assistance, resource libraries, small business training courses, and assistance with locating financing for
start-up or expansion. This SBDC specializes in Government Procurement and Technology, offering the
PTAP program to assist small businesses with government contracting.

Arlington Small Business Development Center of the Northern Virginia SBDC Network
3401 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22201-4411
Phone: (703) 993-8129
Fax: (703) 993-8130
Web: www.gmu.edu/departments/ii/gmarlsbdc.html
Services: Individual technical assistance, small business training courses, assistance with locating
financing and resource information. This center specializes in international trade.

The Community Business Partnership of the Northern Virginia SBDC Network
6911 Richmond Highway, Suite 209
Alexandria, Virginia 23219-
Phone: (703) 768-1440
Fax: (703) 768-0594
Web: www.cbponline.org
Services: Individual technical assistance, small business training, a resource library, assistance with
locating financing. This center also hosts a microloan program for qualifying individuals as well as a
women’s business center located in Arlington.

Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia
6521 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 204
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
Phone: (703) 534-6220
Fax: (703) 534-6223
Web: www.wbcnova.org
Services: The WBC offers targeted technical assistance and training similar to the SBDC network, with
free individual counseling, assistance with locating financing and targeted training courses on a range of
small business issues.
Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc.
1038 South Highland Street
Arlington, Virginia 22204
Phone: (703) 685-0510
Fax: (703) 685-4200
Web: www.ecdcinternational.org
Services: ECDC offers a diverse range of assistance services to the community, including programs
targeting small business start-up, training and micro-loans up to $35,000.00. Program participants have
access to free individual technical assistance and targeted financing for new and emerging businesses.

The Business Development Assistance Group
3401 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Phone: (703) 993-8127
Email (no website): tquangdo@aol.com
Services: Provides small business technical assistance and training, particularly to low-income and
disadvantaged individuals. Fosters self-employment as a path to self-sufficiency.

Northern Virginia Community College
4001 Wakefield Chapel Road
Annandale, Virginia 22003
Phone: (703) 323-3000
Fax: (703) 323-3767
Web: www.nvcc.edu
Services: The community college network offers training programs for small business management, and
specific training in the planning of a new, or expansion of an existing business. Identical business plan
training is taught through the Virginia Small Business Development Center Network.

United States Small Business Administration
Washington District Office
1110 Vermont Avenue, NW, 9th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Phone: (202) 606-4000
Web: www.sba.gov
Services: The U.S. Small Business Administration provides valuable resource and educational information
across a range of small business issues. It also offers small business financing assistance through its 7(a)
Loan Guarantee Program and other targeted programs with commercial lenders. It also helps to fund
various local service delivery programs, such as the SBDC network and other governmental and non-profit
initiatives, such as micro-loan programs.

Virginia Department of Business Assistance - The VA Small Business Development Center Network
/The VA Small Business Finance Authority
707 E. Main Street, Suite 300(street address)
Richmond, Virginia 23219
P.O. Box 446 (mailing address)
Richmond, Virginia 23218-0446
Phone: (804) 371-8200 Main Switchboard
Fax: (804) 225-3384 Small Business/Finance Authority
Web: www.dba.state.va.us
Services: Assistance to small businesses, including technical assistance services through the Virginia
SBDC Network and targeted financing programs through the Virginia Small Business Finance Authority.
The agency serves as the main point of contact between the business community and state government.
The Virginia Asset Financing Corporation (VAFC)
108 Powers Court, Suite 150
Sterling, Virginia 20166
Phone: (703) 421-0504
Fax: (703) 421-0707
Web: None
Services: The VAFC is a private, non-profit Community Development Corporation (CDC) specializing in
the SBA 504 Loan Program. VAFC assists with financing long-term, fixed assets with a 10 year minimum
life, including land, buildings, new construction and equipment. Typically, the business contributes 10% of
project costs, the bank 50%, and the VAFC 40% backed by SBA guarantee.

Chambers of Commerce

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
6434 Brandon Avenue, Suite 3A
Phone: (703) 866-3500
Fax: (703) 866-3501
Web: www.springfieldchamber.org

Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
8230 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 350
Vienna, Virginia 22182
Phone: (703) 749-0400
Fax: (703) 749-9075
Web: www.fccc.org
Services: Chambers of Commerce provide small business support, marketing and educational services to
foster business growth, development and the strengthening of communities. They provide a collective
voice for business interests and serve as liaison to elected and administrative officials.

				
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