Promoting Economic Growth

Welcome to the Small Business Assistance Corporation’s (SBAC) website. We provide loans and technical assistance for new and existing small businesses in the City of Savannah, southeast Georgia and the Low Country of South Carolina. 

We are a specialized, non-profit business development organization licensed by the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and supported by the City of Savannah and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to promote economic growth. We offer a variety of loan programs for new and existing businesses in our service delivery area.


The following loan products are offered in the City of Savannah, southeast Georgia and the Low Country of South Carolina:

  • Financing for new and existing businesses:

SBA 7(A) Loan Guaranty Program

SBA 504 Loan Programs

City of Savannah CDBG Revolving Loan Fund

 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Loan Program

  • Provision of debt and equity funds to new and existing businesses through the Savannah Regional Small Business Capital Fund.
  • Provision of management and technical assistance to small and medium size businesses in all phases of their development.
  • Dissemination of information and publications concerning local business issues and program services available to support small business growth.

The Small Business Assistance Corporation has been in full operation since September 1989 and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that reflects the makeup and business development interest of our market area. We prioritize service to women and minority owned business persons throughout the City of Savannah and the region.

Equal Opportunity Lender

The Small Business Assistance Corporation (SBAC) is an equal opportunity lender, provider and employer.

Respect of Right to Privacy
The SBAC respects your right to privacy and takes every precaution to provide you with the same level of privacy within our website that you receive through more traditional SBAC delivery channels.