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.
Days Receivable
A measure of the average time a...
Applicant Individual
aka who is requesting an SBA loan...
Coastal Barrier Resource Area (COBRA)
A flood prone area in which...
Contracting Officer
A person with the authority to...
Extraordinary Items
Additional expenses that are...
Liabilities
A financial obligation...
Operating Leases
are deducted on the company’s...
Injury Period
The time period during...
Phase 2
Process to be used to determine economic injury for...
Principal
the owner(s) of the Applicant Entity that...
Best and Final Offer
For negotiated procurements...
Trend Analysis
A comparative analysis of...
Contracting
Purchasing, renting, leasing, or...
Loan Authorization and Agreement (LA&A)
A contract between SBA and the borrower that...
Affiliates
Business concerns, organizations, or...

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