SBA Approved Franchises

The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has been helping small businesses thrive since 1953. Investing in an SBA-Approved Franchise can allow you to have your SBA loan expedited, putting you in business for yourself faster! If you're looking to buy a franchise, check out our list of opportunities that have been registered and approved by the SBA and benefit from a simplified and streamlined loan process.

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Did You Know?

There are currently 1,745 SBA Approved franchises on the Registry

SOURCE: www.sba.gov

SBA Loans typically require a strong credit score (650+), some collateral and a 10-20% down payment

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At Franchise Gator, over 39,000 requests were made for SBA-Approved franchises in 2016

SOURCE: Franchise Gator

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Types of SBA Approved Franchises

Franchises are available on the SBA Registry from almost every industry, including many popular brands like ACE Hardware and Blimpie, from a variety of industries - from food franchises to retail franchises to educational franchises and more. With more than 1,700 opportunities approved by the SBA, you'll be sure to find what you're looking for.

Why Consider an SBA Approved Franchise?

Buying an SBA approved franchise can save you valuable time and get you up and running sooner. Altough SBA approval does not constitute an endorsement by the Small Business Administration, you'll still have the confidence in knowing that the franchise has been researched and meets the requirements of acceptable control guidelines.

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SBA Approved Franchises Currently Available:

Join the largest barbecue chain in America! With over 520 locations in 43 states, our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to great tasting barbecue since 1941. If you’re looking to diversify your portfolio or...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Exclusive territory. #1 Industry leader since 2001. 100% financing for U.S. citizens who qualify* plus software package with complete training. $100K 1st year profit potential. National alliances...

30k Minimum Cash Required

Do you dream of owning a business that is both profitable and rewarding? Then Kiddie Academy is the opportunity you've been waiting for! Our strong support system, training program, and proven business model will help you...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Own and operate your own shipping company with Postal Annex+! Our marketing strategies, site selection, management assistance and other support programs take out the guesswork, allowing you to make more money. Contact us...

40k Minimum Cash Required

The Brass Tap is an upscale beer bar that offers 40-60 different craft beers on tap, more than 300 varieties of imports, and local craft beers. We are constantly searching for the best beers from all regions around the...

250k Minimum Cash Required

For more than 90 years, Ace Hardware has been America's neighborhood hardware retailer. Ace Hardware is offering a tremendous opportunity for those wanting to build a profitable and lasting business. With financial backing...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning® is a green, revolutionary cleaning system built on the power of oxygen. As a business, Oxi Fresh combines the advantages of protected territories, turnkey marketing programs, and a variety of...

40k Minimum Cash Required

Since its first store in 1995, Planet Smoothie has been treating customers to THE "Best Tasting Smoothie on the Planet," and today serves them all the way from Massachusetts to Hawaii. Our first major nationwide expansion is...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Provide a valued service clients can’t do without. Scalable, award-winning and committed to excellence for over 60 years.

40k Minimum Cash Required

Sport Clips Haircuts offers owners a way to transition from their day job and pave a path to greater financial and personal freedom through investment in a simple, multi-unit, semi-absentee business model. Our sports-themed...

200k Minimum Cash Required

With a nationally recognized brand, comprehensive training, ongoing support and a product that is loved by people of all ages, it's easy to see why owning a Bruster's Real Ice Cream franchise can be the best investment you...

100k Minimum Cash Required

AdvantaClean is a rapidly expanding restoration franchise with six distinct high-margin service lines including Water Damage cleanup, Mold Removal, Crawlspace Encapsulation, Waterproofing, Radon mitigation, Air Duct Cleaning...

80k Minimum Cash Required

Take advantage of the growing demand for appliance repair services with your own Mr. Appliance franchise! As the largest full-service appliance repair company in the world, we give you access to unmatched training and...

50k Minimum Cash Required

AlphaGraphics is a business-to-business print and marketing solutions franchise offering print, digital and visual communication solutions. Truly a one-stop solution. * Conceptual Marketing Solutions * Brand imaging *...

150k Minimum Cash Required

FASTSIGNS is the leader and ranked # 1 by number of units in North America, verified by third party sources such as Entrepreneur, Franchise Business Review and Franchise Research Institute. This provides us great buying...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Expense Reduction Analysts is an International Consultancy that specializes in cost reduction for businesses. We help companies save money without compromising service or quality. 18,000 successful client projects shows that...

100k Minimum Cash Required

At the heart of every Beef ® franchise is a commitment to the community, a commitment that sets our franchise apart from other models. From local little leagues to adult recreational leagues, Beef 'O' Brady's® is a...

250k Minimum Cash Required

With over 30 years of leadership and innovation in a multi-billion dollar industry, premier business-to-business, M-F hours of operation, Receive 50% Royalty Rebate 1st year

70k Minimum Cash Required

TeamLogic IT was formed to become the go-to IT team for small and medium-sized businesses. We offer fast responses to IT challenges — but more importantly, we act as an IT adviser to our customers, helping them take...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Sylvan Learning is the most recognized brand in supplemental and enrichment education, and the nation's largest provider of STEM education. With more than 750 locations and over 39 years of stellar results from our students...

80k Minimum Cash Required

Outside pest control service is booming! Join a well funded franchisor poised for rapid growth nationwide. Looking for people who want to own and operate their own business NOW! Low investment! Secure your territory and...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Batteries Plus Bulbs is a specialty retail franchise that offers batteries, light bulbs, phone/table repair and key fob services for consumers and business accounts. Customers trust us to provide solutions when they need...

100k Minimum Cash Required

In Home and Online Tutoring allows our franchisees to grow their businesses as large as they want. When you combine our proven SAT and ACT programs with the ability to provide tutoring in all subjects and grade levels 24...

40k Minimum Cash Required

The Mathnasium Franchise is an excellent business opportunity in an important field with high demand. With a modest investment, our franchisees have the opportunity to seize a significant share of a billion dollar industry....

100k Minimum Cash Required
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