This program offers loan guarantees to lenders for their loans to rural businesses. Lenders need the legal authority, financial strength, and sufficient experience to operate a successful lending program. This includes lenders that are subject to supervision and credit examination by the applicable agency of the United States or a State including: Federal and State-chartered banks; Savings and loans; Farm Credit Banks with direct lending authority; and Credit unions.
For more information, see the fact sheet. Applications are currently open.