The Foundation for Small Business Development (FFSBD) is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1995 and dedicated to the creation of educational material and the support, conduct and promotion of educational activities regarding small business.

The FFSBD is the philanthropic arm of the America's  Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) and is dedicated to assisting America’s 27 million entrepreneurs, helping them establish and grow their small businesses through its affiliation with the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), their partners, stakeholders and alliances.

The FFSBD provides critical learning opportunities and information to entrepreneurs, small business policy makers, and small business development centers while bringing attention to the trending needs of the small business community.  The grants the FFSBD receives support research programs and events, that focus on small businesses and how they build a better tomorrow - for themselves, their employees, their communities, and the nation.