Loans - Exports

Provider Amount Contact   
Small Business Administration (SBA) Export Express Loan Program
This is the SBA's simplest export loan product, offering streamlined financing up to $500,000.

Up to $500,000  
SBA Export Working Capital Program
This program offers financing up to $5 million as a credit enhancement. This program is delivered through SBA Senior International Credit Officers located in U.S. Export Assistance Centers.

Up to $5 Million  
SBA International Trade Loan Program
This program offers loan financing for fixed assets and working capital to businesses that plan to start or continue exporting, or that have been adversely affected by competition from imports.

Up to $5 Million  
Grant - State Trade Export Promotion Grant
The State Trade and Export Promotion Program (STEP) is a 3-year pilot trade and export initiative authorized by the federal Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. Under the Act the SBA provides competitive grant funding to states to support export promotion for small and medium sized businesses. The program is scheduled to expire in September 2014.
Up to $7,500 217-785-2709
Becky.Schlouch@illinois.gov

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