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:

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Our franchise opportunity is in a fast paced, growing industry and offers one of the highest returns on investment of any franchise anywhere. Also, because we are the only active and operating fence franchise in the United...

250k 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

For entrepreneurs who want to make an impact through customized marketing solutions, there is really no better opportunity than Fully Promoted.We are a promotional marketing consulting company that specializes in marketing...

50k 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

Expedia Cruises is North America's Full-Service Leisure Travel Agency specializing in air, land, and sea vacations. Build equity and enjoy a great lifestyle with our proven franchise model with more than 30 years of success.

100k 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

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

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

A PIRTEK franchise is a unique and outstanding opportunity. We boast more than 30 years of success, launching 400+ locations in markets spanning 23 countries. The comprehensive training and support PIRTEK USA franchisees...

60k Minimum Cash Required

How does working from home and setting your own hours sound? As the #1 in their industry, Budget Blinds is one of the fastest growing franchises ever! With no industry experience necessary, top training and support, you...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Join Grease Monkey - America's most trusted quick lube franchise concept! As the only independent quick lube franchise opportunity available, we are able to negotiate only the best possible oil pricing for our franchisees,...

60k 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

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

Kitchen Tune-Up is in the business of simplifying and improving our customers' homes. We do it through a network of dedicated, success oriented Franchisees. We think investigating and buying a franchise should be the same....

50k Minimum Cash Required

Careshyft is looking to attract savvy investors interested in entering the fast-growing and lucrative non-medical home care market without the inherent risks involved in a start-up. It's no surprise that non-medical home...

40k Minimum Cash Required
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