Washington, DC—July 19, 2018—Last night, the Microloan Program Modernization Act (S. 526) was passed by the Senate. The bill was introduced by Sen. Deb Fischer on March 2, 2017 and cosponsored by a bipartisan group of House members, including Sens. Chris Coons (D-DE), Tim Scott (R-SC), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Gary Peters (D-MI), […]
The Friends of the SBA Microloan Program (Friends Network) is an informal working group of nonprofit SBA Microloan Intermediaries. Its members provide small-dollar loans up to $50,000 and business development resources to help women, low-income, veteran, and minority entrepreneurs successfully create and grow sustainable businesses.