Create an Account - Increase your productivity, customize your experience, and engage in information you care about.
Updated Monday, April 27 at 4 p.m. Subscribe here for an email when major updates are made to this page.
The program has been funded again! See official information from the Small Business Administration (SBA) here.
The following was copied from the SBA’s website on April 27. Please visit the SBA’s website for the most up-to-date information.
The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.
SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities.
You can apply through any existing SBA 7(a) lender or through any federally insured depository institution, federally insured credit union, and Farm Credit System institution that is participating. Other regulated lenders will be available to make these loans once they are approved and enrolled in the program. You should consult with your local lender as to whether it is participating in the program.
Frequently Asked Questions for Lenders and Borrowers (05/06/2020)
Frequently Asked Questions for Lenders and Borrowers (04/26/2020)
How to Calculate Loan Amounts
For affiliation rules applicable for the Paycheck Protection Program, click here.
The Interim Final Rule for Applicable Affiliation Rules for the Paycheck Protection Program as posted in the Federal Register.
Frequently Asked Questions for Faith-Based Organizations Participating in the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
The following entities affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) may be eligible:
The loan will be fully forgiven if the funds are used for payroll costs, interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities (due to likely high subscription, at least 75% of the forgiven amount must have been used for payroll). Loan payments will also be deferred for six months. No collateral or personal guarantees are required. Neither the government nor lenders will charge small businesses any fees.
Forgiveness is based on the employer maintaining or quickly rehiring employees and maintaining salary levels. Forgiveness will be reduced if full-time headcount declines, or if salaries and wages decrease.
This loan has a maturity of 2 years and an interest rate of 1%.
If you wish to begin preparing your application, you can download a copy of the PPP borrower application form to see the information that will be requested from you when you apply with a lender.
View a list of lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program by state as of April 23, 2020.