Intermediary Loan Program

Three year pilot program in which SBA made direct loans of up to $1 million at an interest rate of 1 percent to up to 20 nonprofit lending intermediaries each year, subject to the availability of funds.

Term of ILP loans is for a maximum period of 20 years with deferred payments for the first
two years.

Intermediaries use the ILP loan funds to make loans of up to $200,000 to startup, newly established, or growing small business concerns.

No small business (including affiliates) may have more than $200,000 outstanding under this program at one time.

Agency - Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration maintains and strengthens the nation's economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See Appendix IV of the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under Small Business Administration.
Website Address

http://www.sba.gov




Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: No data available. Fiscal Year 2017: No data available. Fiscal Year 2018: No data available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Loans shall be made for startup, newly established, and growing small business concerns for working capital, real estate, and the acquisition of materials, supplies, furniture, fixtures, and equipment.

$20 million was set aside for this program each in FY 2011 and FY 2012.

Three year pilot program in which SBA made direct loans of up to $1 million at an interest rate of 1 percent of up to 20 nonprofit lending intermediaries each year, subject to the availability of funds.

Term of loans is for a maximum period of 20 years with deferred payments for the first two years.

No ILP loan was made to an eligible intermediary if the total amount of outstanding and committed to the eligible intermediary would, as a result of the loan, exceed $1 million during the participation of the eligible intermediary in the program.

$20 million was set aside for this program each in FY 2011 and FY 2012.

Three year pilot program in which SBA will make direct loans of up to $1 million at an interest rate of 1 percent of up to 20 nonprofit lending intermediaries each year, subject to the availability of funds.

Term of loans will be for a maximum period of 20 years with deferred payments for the first two years.

No ILP loan may be made to an eligible intermediary if the total amount of outstanding and committed to the eligible intermediary would, as a result of the loan, exceed $1 million during the participation of the eligible intermediary in the program.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Applicants to the pilot program were required to be a private nonprofit entity with not less than one year of experience of making loans to startups, newly established or growing small businesses.

The applicant must have directly funded the loans and not simply provided referrals to loans made by another entity.

If an applicant is made up of a consortium of organizations, each member of the consortium must be individually eligible.

Intermediaries that participate in SBA's microloan program were not eligible to become ILP intermediaries.

However, affiliates of microloan intermediaries may have applied.

Refer to Federal Register Notice Vol.

76, No.

63, dated Friday, April 1, 2011 starting on page 18007 for additional information.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Not necessary.

Credentials/Documentation

Generally applicants submitted an application which included financial statements, certificate of good standing, resumes of individuals associated with the organization, business plan, at least one year experience of making small business loans $50,000 to $200,000, documentation supporting non-profit status, and plan for distributing loan funds within two years. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.

Award Procedures

Refer to Federal Register Notice Vol. 76, No. 63, dated Friday, April 1, 2011 starting on page 18007.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Small Business Act, Section 7(l) (15 U.S.C. 636(l)) , Title 13, Part 109, Section 1131, Public Law 111-240.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Refer to Federal Register Notice Vol. 76, No. 63, dated Friday, April 1, 2011 starting on page 18007.

Appeals

Not applicable.

Renewals

Only one award of $1 million was available to each intermediary.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title Small Business Administration, Chapter 13, Part 109, Public Law P.L. 111--240. This program requires participating intermediaries to maintain a loan loss reserve of at least 5% of the outstanding principal balance of loans to small business concerns. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

All funds must be disbursed within the first two years of award. Program was funded through FY 2012. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Award is provided in not less than two installments with first installment not more than $500,000.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Quarterly ILP program activity reports accompanied with bank statements.

Audited financial statements.

Portfolio identification reports that must be submitted within 7 days of closing of the loan.

Portfolio status reports that update payments and balance information on the ILP's portfolio.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Reports for any changes to the ILP's intermediary organization or financing.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Each ILP must submit audited financial statement annually.

Records

Refer to Federal Register Notice Vol. 76, No. 63, dated Friday, April 1, 2011 starting on page 18007.

Financial Information

Account Identification

73-1154-0-1-376.

Obigations

(Direct Loans) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 Estimate Not Available; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available - 2015, 2016, and 2017 - Not applicable.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$1 million each for 20 ILP's with average of $1 million.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

See www.sba.gov

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under Small Business Administration.

Headquarters Office

James Webb 409 3rd Street, SW 8th Floor, Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20416 Email: James.Webb@sba.gov Phone: 202-619-0628

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Information available at www.sba.gov.



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