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Small Business Loans

#1 SBA Micro Enterprise Lender in the Nation

Community Ventures Corporation is lending money to more small businesses than any other SBA lender in the nation!

Why should you talk to us:


1. We take the time to listen and get to know you.

You are not just a client to our team, you are a partner. Unlike banks, we have the staff and mission to help you create a sustainable business.

2. We train business owners on best practices and connect them with a network of resources.

From budget to business plan to loan closing, we walk you through training you need and consult with you about your business.

3. We are the Top SBA Lender in the Nation!

The nine SBA awards speak for themselves! Our commitment to service and our process of creating successful business owners is the envy of the entire nation.


Financing Programs for Small Business

When funding is available, you will have access to these programs:

Microloans
  • Loan Amount: Up to $50,000
  • Terms: Up to 6 years
  • Uses: Purchase Equipment, Inventory, Supplies, Working Capital
USDA Intermediary Relending Program (IRP)
  • Loan Amount: $35,000 - $150,000
  • Terms: Up to 10 years
  • Uses: Purchase Equipment, Inventory, Supplies, Working Capital
  • Notes: Fixed asset suppliers will be paid directly

USDA Rural Business Loans

  • Loan Amount: $35,000 - $150,000
  • Terms: Up to 10 years
  • Uses: Buy/Renovate Real Estate, Purchase Equipment, Inventory


SBA 7a Community Advantage Loan Program

  • Loan Amount: $50,000 - $250,000
  • Terms: Working Capital and Inventory - Up to 10 years
  • Equipment, Fixtures and Furniture - 10 years or up to a useful life of 25 years
  • Real Estate - 25 years


Start with Business Education

1. Educating business owners on best practices.

Many new business owners don't have the experience they need to effectively start and grow a business. Our professional team provides education on practical strategies for running a successful business from day one.

2. Training business owners on planning and managing.

From business ideas to business plans, our business trainers help you organize your ideas into a manageable business plan. We help you assess your current resources and what you need to grow your business.

3. Preparing a business to receive financing.

Borrowing money is an important part of starting a business. We help you prepare your financial projections and present your business plan to lenders in the proper format.

4. Technology training powered by HP.

HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that trains students, aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners to harness the power of IT to establish and grow their businesses. Check it out here! http://www.life-global.org/HP LIFE combines face-to-face training and online tools to address the educational needs of students, regardless of their backgrounds, locations or circumstances. These virtual tools and games allow students to access training virtually anywhere.


Contact Us

Need more information on a Small Business Loan



Mark Johnson
Executive Vice President - Lending Operations
mjohnson@cvcky.org
800-299-0267
859-231-0054


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