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The Latest on the Paycheck Protection Program

The Latest on the Paycheck Protection Program

After more than a year of operation and serving more than eight million small businesses, funding for the bi-partisan Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been exhausted. The SBA will continue funding outstanding approved PPP applications, but new qualifying applications will only be funded through Community Financial Institutions (CFI), financial lenders who serve underserved communities. The SBA is committed to delivering economic aid through the many COVID relief programs it is currently administering and beyond.

Per the Economic Aid Act, a CFI is one of the following types of lenders:

  • Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
  • Minority Depository Institution (MDI)
  • SBA Certified Development Corporation (CDC)
  • SBA Microloan Intermediary Lender

Note: Grow Fund America is a CDFI currently accepting PPP Applications here and you access additional resources for COVID-19 relief funding at WISE WBC Resources

Note: This post is for informational purposes only. For full information and to stay updated on the PPP program, visit the SBA's main PPP website.

If you still have questions, please send us an email, or schedule an advising Q&A call here. Our advisors are here to help you navigate this and other pandemic relief programs.