The COVID-19 Relief Interim SBA Finance Loan Program provides FAME Direct Loans of up to $100,000 with special terms available to eligible borrowers who provide proof of commitment for SBA financing. Eligible borrowers will provide proof of commitment for SBA financing with the intention the FAME loan would be originated for use to business owner until such time as SBA loan is funded. The SBA loan would then pay-off the FAME loan.
- Be Maine-based
- Provide proof of commitment for SBA financing (for COVID-19)
Up to $100,000; despite the SBA (COVID-19) limit being $2 million, FAME will only fund up to $100,000 of the loan.
Wall Street Journal Prime minus 1%, fixed at loan commitment
Wall Street Journal Prime plus 2%
90-day term note
Business assets are required.
Pledge of Receipt of SBA loan funds paid directly to FAME.
Unlimited personal guarantees of the business principals.
Waive 1 % commitment fee, unless loan defaults, then commitment fee charged and advanced onto loan.
We appreciate your patience during this busy time. As you can imagine we have received many applications. To help make your application process as quick as possible, please make sure to complete your application in its entirety and submit all required supporting materials. We cannot process incomplete applications. See the last page of the application (page 5) for a list of all required materials.
Submit a complete, signed application package by email to business@FAMEmaine.com.
A complete application package must include:
- COVID-19 Relief Interim SBA Finance Loan Program application
- A copy of your SBA commitment for financing
FAME will fund loan in as little as 48 business hours.