The U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a free financing forum for existing and start-up businesses in the Quad Cities area on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Anyone interested in learning more about financing programs available to small businesses in Iowa is invited to attend this free session. The forum will include presentations from SBA resource partners America’s SBDC Iowa (the Small Business Development Centers) and SCORE. It will also feature presentations and a panel discussion from representatives of the SBA, an SBA participating lender, an SBA Certified Development Company and an SBA Microlender. Featured financing programs will include:

  • The SBA Microloan Program which provides small loans up to $50,000.
  • The SBA 7(a) Loan Program, which is SBA’s most widely used loan program and provides up to $5 million for a wide variety of small business needs
  • The SBA 504 Loan Program, which offers up to $5 million for long term, fixed asset financing.
  • Small business conventional financing through lenders.

The forum will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Room 117 at the Eastern Iowa Community College, Urban Campus, 101 W. 3rd Street, Davenport, IA 52801. 

The forum is free, but pre-registration is requested at 

 For questions or more information, contact Terry Case at the SBA at (515) 284-4560 or by e-mail at

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