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Office of Veterans Business Development Resources


The Office of Veterans Business Development strives to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of small business programs. The office supports veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve members and their dependents or survivors. The OVBD is the Small Business Administration’s liaison with the veteran business community. OVBD provides policy analysis and reporting; and is as an ombudsman for veteran entrepreneurs. OVBD has a number of programs and services to assist aspiring and existing veteran entrepreneurs. These include training, counseling and mentorship, and oversight of federal procurement programs for veterans.

The OVBD Resources website provides links to programs and resources specifically for:

  • Veterans
  • Service members
  • Military spouses
  • Women veterans
  • Service-disabled veterans
  • Reserve and Guard members

The site also includes links to:

  • SBA resource partners
  • Other government resources
  • Federal advisory committees
  • Other SBA resources
  • Grant opportunities and documents

How this resource helps

This benefit helps veterans and their families by:

  • Identifying available resources that can support their small businesses
  • Reducing family stress by improving the family’s business outcomes
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Use the OVBD’s resources to help your small business grow

The OVBD’s resources can help a veteran’s or family member’s small business by connecting them with available support programs.

How to access this resource

The OVBD Resources website provides links to programs and resources specifically for veterans, service members, and military spouses; women veterans; service-disabled veterans; and reserve and National Guard members. From this website, you can learn more about each program.

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