Lender Information

7a Program:

7(a) Loans

The 7(a) Loan Program is SBA’s primary program for helping start-up and existing small businesses, with financing guaranteed for a variety of general business purposes. SBA does not make loans itself, but rather guarantees loans made by participating lending institutions. In this way, taxpayer funds are only used in the event of borrower default. This reduces the risk to the lender but not to the borrower, who remains obligated for the full debt, even in the event of default.

7(a) Lender Ranking

The table in the above link displays the most active SBA 7(a) lenders in the state of Georgia by lending volume in FY 2014. Results are updated quarterly.

504 Loan Program:

CDC/504 Loan Program

A Certified Development Company (CDC) is a nonprofit corporation set up to contribute to the economic development of its community. CDCs are located nationwide and operate primarily in their state of incorporation (Area of Operation). CDCs work with SBA and private-sector lenders to provide financing to small businesses through the CDC/504 Loan Program, which provides growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings.

504 Lender Ranking

The table in the above link displays the most active SBA 504 lenders in the state of Georgia by lending volume in FY 2014. Results are updated quarterly.

3rd Party Lender Ranking

The table in the above link displays the most active 3rd party lenders in the state of Georgia by lending volume in FY 2014. Results are updated quarterly.

Lender Information:

SOP 50105F Overview

2013 Georgia SBA Lender Training Schedule

Lender Training Materials (passwords required)

Session 1 Lender Training Materials

Session 2 Lender Training Materials

Session 3 Lender Training Materials

SBA Form 1502 Reporting

Misc:

Lender’s Program Chart

This chart explains the basic rules for lenders for various SBA-backed loans to borrowers.

Borrower’s Program Chart

This chart explains the ways borrowers can use SBA loan funds. It includes terms, maximum amounts, structures and benefits.

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