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How to Apply

  1. Please complete and submit the online application (below).
  2. Within the online application, you will be asked to upload several documents including:
    • Copy of personal federal tax returns of most recent 3 years. Please submit for each principal. If applying for a microloan ($50,000 or less) only submit 1 year
    • Copy of business federal tax returns of most recent 3 years. Please submit for each principal. If applying for a microloan ($50,000 or less) only submit 1 year.
    • Profit & Loss Statement covering this calendar year through the most recent full month and an accompanying Balance Sheet
    • Resume(s) of key management
    • Business Cash Flow Projections (covering the next 12-months of operations for existing businesses or the first year of operations for start-ups). Use of this template is not required. Projections in a different format are acceptable.

If you do not include all of these documents, your application will be incomplete. You will receive an email detailing which documents are still needed.

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