Small Business Loan Eligibility and Application Information

Eligibility Applicants

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Own or intend to establish a for-profit business or non-profit childcare in Northeast Indiana
  • Have not filed bankruptcy in the previous 12 months

A loan approval is based on your business plan, current ability to repay the loan, credit history, collateral, and the history of the business if already in operation.

How to Apply

Submit the loan application, along with the applicable documents from the checklist found on the first page of the application. The templates for the Personal Financial Statement, 12 Month Cash Flow Statement, and the Personal Budget Form can be found in the list to the right. If you do not already have a business plan please use the business plan template listed to the right.

Loan Application Fee

Once you gather all the necessary documents on the checklist, you can pay the application fee using PayPal:  Please fill in your full name in the “note” section.