7(a) loans are the most basic and most used type loan of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) business loan programs. It's name comes from section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, which authorizes the agency to provide business loans to American small businesses. The loan program is designed to assist for-profit businesses that are not able to get oth
If you are in a declared disaster area and have experienced damage to your business, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Small Business Administration (SBA). Businesses of any size and most private nonprofit organizations may apply to the SBA for a loan to recover after a disaster.
The purpose of the Business & Industrial (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program is to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities. This purpose is achieved by bolstering the existing private credit structure through the guarantee of quality loans which will provide
The CDC/504 loan program is a long-term financing tool for economic development within a community. The 504 Program provides growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as equipment or real estate.
The Small Business Administration's (SBA) disaster loans are the primary form of Federal assistance for the repair and rebuilding of non-farm, private sector disaster losses. The disaster loan program is the only form of SBA assistance not limited to small businesses.
The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) can provide up to $2 million of fi
The Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program, part of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), was created in 1958 to fill the gap between the availability of venture capital and the needs of small businesses in start-up and growth situations. SBICs exist to supply equity capital, longterm loans and management assistance to qualifying small
The purpose of the program is to help Indian-owned businesses obtain commercially-reasonable financing from private sources to promote economic development on or near an Indian community's reservation or service area.
The MicroLoan Program provides very small loans to start-up, newly established, or growing small business concerns and certain not-for-profit childcare centers. Under this program, SBA makes funds available to nonprofit community based lenders (Microlender Intermediaries) which, in turn, make loans to eligible borrowers in amounts up to a maximum of $50,000.
The purpose of the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan program (MREIDL) is to provide funds to eligible small businesses to meet its ordinary and necessary operating expenses that it could have met, but is unable to meet, because an essential employee was "called-up" to active duty in their role as a military reservist. These loans are intend
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Businesses Utilization (OSDBU) Financial Assistance Division has the Short-Term Lending Program (STLP) to help small businesses gain access to the capital they need to participate in transportation-related contracts. STLP provides certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and other certified small businesses