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

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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:

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

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

Minuteman Press’ customer service driven business model provides digital print, design and promotional services to businesses. Today we are much more than just print, we can provide anything you can put a name, image or...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Do you want to own your own successful business in a high-demand and rewarding profession? Then look no further than The Tutoring Center! Our turn-key system makes getting started easy with comprehensive training and...

80k 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

American Business Systems is the fastest way to start your medical billing business. Guaranteed.American Business Systems is the fastest way to start your own medical billing business and were the only company with Live...

30k 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

Since our franchise is a marketing and sales business, individuals with strong backgrounds in both will find HUGE success. If you are looking to own a business, not a job, you found the right franchise. If you want to run a...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Signarama is the World’s largest full-service Sign and Graphics franchise with over 700 locations in more than 50 countries worldwide. Signarama is also a part of United Franchise Group, a proven leader in the franchising...

50k Minimum Cash Required

1-800 WATER DAMAGE is a trusted property restoration company serving across the nation. With locations spanning from coast-to-coast, we help home and business owners return their property to its original condition while...

60k Minimum Cash Required

Since our founding in 1962, Glass Doctor® has been in the business of improving lives. Whether it’s the reliable, high-quality glass repair and replacement we provide our customers or the two unmatched business...

40k Minimum Cash Required

If you’re currently in the category, or you’re looking for a proven business model within the $7.1 billion industry, let’s get started! Founded solely on the principles of water conservation, Conserva utilizes the...

30k Minimum Cash Required

We created our custom window coverings franchise opportunity with your success in mind! For more than 16 years, Made in the Shade Blinds & More has empowered entrepreneurs across North America to offer a convenient,...

50k 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

Join America's fastest growing franchise in the private education industry. The private education market is continually growing and we want to help you find your success in this expanding market! Tutoring Club is building a...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Creative Colors International franchisees offer convenient, on-site repairs to vinyl, velour, leather, plastics, carpeting, and other material, at a cost far less than replacement parts.

90k Minimum Cash Required

85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been created yet. Our schools aren’t teaching the skills they’ll need. At Skill Samurai, our STEM curriculum and face-to-face coding classes equip kids with life skills to...

70k Minimum Cash Required

There are 77 million homes in the USA with insufficient and inadequate insulation. You can offer a simple, safe and environmentally friendly solution to these cold or hot homeowners to help them save on energy costs,...

70k 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

Get In Shape For Women is a small group, (HIIT), personal training program with the purpose of Empowering Women Through Body Transformation. At Get In Shape For Women there are no intimidating crowds or waiting for...

100k Minimum Cash Required

ISI Elite Training is a boutique fitness franchise using their signature 50-minute coach-led athletic-based training (ABT) workouts.ISI Elite Training is looking for both owner/operators and multi-unit semi-absentee owners...

150k Minimum Cash Required

PJ’s takes pride in—serving single-origin coffees driven by passion, not costs. That’s why we only utilize the top 1% of Arabica beans and never keep our coffee on the shelf for more than 90 days. This short shelf life...

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

At Fresh Coat our business model is designed to do two things: Provide a high-quality service to customers and make our owners money. Our customers are seniors, busy families and small business owners looking for interior...

50k Minimum Cash Required
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