Paycheck Protection Program
As financial institutions implement the Paycheck Protection Program, we will provide the latest resources for your business here.
Notice: Paycheck Protection Program resumed January 11, 2021. The deadline to apply for a PPP loan has been extended from March 31 to May 31, and the law extends authorization of loans to June 30 to give the Small Business Administration additional time to process applications.
Latest from the SBA
General Information on PPP Loans: Second Draw (taken directly from SBA)
SBA, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for First Draw PPP Loans the week of January 11, 2021. SBA began accepting applications for Second Draw PPP Loans on January 13, 2021.
SBA is currently accepting Second Draw PPP loan applications from participating lenders. Lender Match can help connect you with a lender. You can also view all lenders near you on a map.
At least $25 billion is being set aside for Second Draw PPP Loans to eligible borrowers with a maximum of 10 employees or for loans of $250,000 or less to eligible borrowers in low or moderate income neighborhoods.
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) now allows certain eligible borrowers that previously received a PPP loan to apply for a Second Draw PPP Loan with the same general loan terms as their First Draw PPP Loan.
Second Draw PPP Loans can be used to help fund payroll costs, including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay for mortgage interest, rent, utilities, worker protection costs related to COVID-19, uninsured property damage costs caused by looting or vandalism during 2020, and certain supplier costs and expenses for operations.
Maximum loan amount and increased assistance for accommodation and food services businesses
For most borrowers, the maximum loan amount of a Second Draw PPP Loan is 2.5x average monthly 2019 or 2020 payroll costs up to $2 million. For borrowers in the Accommodation and Food Services sector (use NAICS 72 to confirm), the maximum loan amount for a Second Draw PPP Loan is 3.5x average monthly 2019 or 2020 payroll costs up to $2 million.
Who may qualify
A borrower is generally eligible for a Second Draw PPP Loan if the borrower:
- Previously received a First Draw PPP Loan and will or has used the full amount only for authorized uses
- Has no more than 300 employees; and
- Can demonstrate at least a 25% reduction in gross receipts between comparable quarters in 2019 and 2020
How and when to apply
You can apply for a Second Draw PPP Loan from January 13, 2021, until May 31, 2021. SBA is currently accepting Second Draw PPP loan applications from participating lenders. Lender Match can help connect you with a lender. You can also view all lenders near you on a map. All Second Draw PPP Loans will have the same terms regardless of lender or borrower.
PPP Application: First Draw
PPP Application: Second Draw
PPP Loan Forgiveness FAQs from the U.S. Chamber
Summary of 501(c)(6) Eligibility from the U.S. Chamber
Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans
- PPP Borrower Information Fact Sheet- Round 1 (April 2020)
- Paycheck_Protection_Program: A Q&A from the NC Bankers Association
- U.S. Chamber Small Business Loan Checklist and Guide
- Coronavirus_Loan_Options: A side-by-side comparison of the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and PPP assistance options