The SBA helps small businesses obtain needed credit by giving the government's guaranty to loans made by commercial lenders.
Most commercial banks and some non-bank commercial lenders paricipate in the program. The lender makes the loan and SBA will repay up to 85% of any loss in case of default. SBA's involvement is limited to reviewing the loan application submitted by the bank to assure they meet eligibility and credit standards.
For a list of active lenders for the Seattle District Office, please view the attachment below.
Free SBA Loan Briefings offered monthly - schedule