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An SBA Preferred Lender

We know small business loans!

We know small business loans, and our SBA Preferred Lender status proves it. The SBA (Small Business Administration) is the nation’s largest single financial backer of small businesses, and we are proud to partner with the SBA to provide financing to business owners like you.

Our Preferred Lender status provides us the opportunity to approve an SBA loan request right here at the bank, which can save you time.

Our experienced lenders are always available to discuss your needs. Call us at 651-312-2030 or Contact Us to set up an appointment today!

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SBA Loan Options

The SBA offers a number of programs to help small businesses get started or expand. BankCherokee's lenders are very familiar with these programs and can help you determine whether you qualify.

SBA 7(a) Program

  • The most flexible SBA loan program, funds can be used for a number of expenses, including working capital, plant and equipment, real estate and business acquisitions.
  • Loan limit up to $5,000,000

504 Program

  • This long term loan is designed for businesses looking to acquire fixed assets like real estate and equipment.
  • Loan limit up to $5,000,000

SBA Express Program

  • This loan is ideal for small business lines of credit.
  • Loan limit up to $350,000

Who qualifies for SBA?*

  • The SBA has specific criteria for businesses to qualify for SBA financing:
  • The business must operate for-profit
  • The business must operate in the United States or its possessions
  • The business cannot have more than $15,000,000 in maximum tangible net worth and a 2-year average net income after Federal income tax of $5,000,000
  • The business must show that the loan can be repaid from existing cash flow

7(a) Program

504 Program

Approved to offer SBA loan products under SBA's Preferred Lender program.

*Other SBA qualification requirements exist. Please contact a BankCherokee lender for more details.