Intermediary Organization

Organizations that play a fundamental role in encouraging, promoting, and facilitating business-to-business linkages and mentor-protégé partnerships. These can include both nonprofit and for-profit organizations: chambers of commerce; trade associations; local, civic, and community groups; state and local governments; academic institutions; and private corporations.

Updated on
September 9, 2022
Published on
June 20, 2018
The 7(a) Loan Program, SBA’s most common loan program, includes assistance for each business with unique needs.
SBA 504 loans are very popular for long-term, fixed rate financing of up to $5 million for major fixed assets.
The average Microloan is about $13,000. The Microloans program provides loans up to $50,000 to small businesses.
SBA Glossary

Common SBA Terms

Everything you need to know about common terms used to discuss SBA Loans.
Projection
An estimate of future economic or...
Available Asset Test
Part of the CET that determines if an applicant(s) has...
Affiliates
Business concerns, organizations, or...
Affiliate
Business concerns are affiliates if one concern...
Cash Flow Test
Part of the CET that determines if...
Small Disadvantaged Business Concern
A small business concern that...
SAE (Stand Alone Economic Injury Disaster Loan)
provide necessary working capital to...
Comparative Analysis
Is designed to point out significant trends that...
Loan Authorization and Agreement (LA&A)
A contract between SBA and the borrower that...
Guarantor
The legal entity and...
Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Contract
A type of contract designed to...
Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)
SBDCs offer a broad spec...
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code
A code representing a category within...
Emerging Small Business
A small business concern whose...
Fair and Reasonable Price
A price that is fair to both parties...

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