Business loans for growing companies

Judy Duquette, employee of Bortech Corporation

Our Business Builder loans serve small business owners with financing needs of $1,000 to $1 million. If your business needs more than $1 million, we may be able to draw upon up to $2 million from other lending partners.

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Jeff Baker's Image4 used a Business Builder loan to stay ahead of the competition

Having been denied for a business loan by a bank doesn’t disqualify you here. The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund's business loans are more risk-tolerant than those of most other lenders, because we will carefully evaluate your business skills, then possibly recommend resources to help you be successful. If we are not a good loan match for you, or if we believe you’d be better served by a bank or some other lender, we will refer you.

To apply for a business loan:
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1. Contact us for a free consultation about your loan needs.

2. If, after that consultation, you appear to be a good match, we will invite you to submit an application. The application includes your credit score, tax return, personal financial statement, etc. If you are not a good match for us, we will refer you to other resources.

3. Business site visit.

4. Referral to training or technical assistance resource(s).

5. Closing, which includes an origination fee of 2% of the loan amount or $250, whichever is greater, plus any out-of-pocket expenses incurred by Business Finance. These costs can be wrapped into the overall loan amount.

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