Uncle Sam's Money and How to Get a Micro Loan

 by: Rebecca Game

The US Governement has a MicroLoan Program that provides small loans to new start-up companies, newly established businesses, or loans to help small business growth concerns.

Under this government loan program the Small Business Administration, (SBA) will make funds available to nonprofit community based lenders (also known as intermediaries) which, in turn will make loans available to eligible borrowers in amounts of up to $35,000.

You will submit your application to a local intermediary and then all the credit decisions are made at a local level.

Terms:

You can get a micro loan for a maximum term of 6 years. The loan terms will vary according to how much you are borrowing, what you are using the loan for, and your needs as a small business owner.

Interest Rates:

The interest rates on your loan will vary according to the intermediary lender and also the costs involved from the US Treasury.

Collateral:

Although collateral is not always required, each intermediary will have its own credit requirements. If you are a business owner in need of a loan, be prepared to offer some sort of callateral as a personal guarantee from you as the business owner.   (continued...)

Uncle Sam's Money and How to Get a Micro Loan
  Page 2

About The Author

Rebecca Game is the founder of Digital Women, an online community for women in business. A 30 year entrepreneur and dedicated to helping other women find grants and loans. Visit her site: http://www.digital-women.com Grants for Women.




Additional Government Grants Resources


FirstHome Mortgage Program in North Carolina
One of the programs of the agency is the FirstHome Mortgage Program wherein they seek to offer 30-year fixed interest rate mortgages to first time home buyers in the State of North Carolina.


Finding Federal Grants for Woman Owned Businesses
There are many U.S. government grants that are available today. American citizens are not just aware or familiar with it because there is not advertisement about it. This is probably because there are no funds allocated for such announcements....


Migratory Bird Joint Ventures: Playa Lakes Joint Venture Base Operations
The Southwest Region of the US Fish and Wildlife Service is now seeking applications and proposals for the start of base operations, that is core support staff activities and functions, for the Playa Lakes Joint Venture partnership.


First Time Homebuyer Programs in Arkansas
The Arkansas Development Finance Authority was primarily created to develop safe, decent and affordable housing for low and moderate income Arkansans. The authority's primary goal is to administer funding in the form of tax exempt bonds and other debt instruments through several programs which are divided into three main categories: Economic Development, Homeownership, and Affordable Rental Housing.


First Time Homebuyer Programs in Connecticut
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, otherwise known as CHFA, is a self-supporting quasi-public housing agency operating within the State of Connecticut. The agency was established in the year 1969 in an effort to address the concerns regarding the lack or insufficient supply of affordable housing opportunities for Connecticut’s low- and moderate-income families and individuals.


California Housing Finance Agency
The California Housing Finance Agency, otherwise known as CalHFA, is an independent, self-supporting agency that was chartered to as the State's affordable housing bank to make low interest rate loans through the sale of tax-exempt bonds; with these bonds being repaid by revenues generated through mortgage loans, instead of taxpayer dollars.


The Basics of Finding a Loan for People with Bad Credit
If you've ever tried finding a loan for people with bad credit, you might think that it's impossible. Everywhere you turn, it seems as though there's nothing but rejection to be found. Don't give up,...






recruiting trends report by Michigan State University’s (MSU) Collegiate Employment Research Institute discovers that the financial services sector is decreasing the hiring rate for Bachelor’s degrees from “double-digit expansion”.




Not for Profit Jobs in Missouri

  Program Director Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Immunization Grants | Community Prosecution and Project Safe Neighborhoods | Transitional Living for Homeless Youth | Epidemiology Cooperative Agreements | Veterans State Adult Day Health Care |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2021 Copyright Michael Saunders