Switzerland County Small Business Loan

With funding from the Indiana Office of Community Affairs, Switzerland County has established a small business loan fund.

In Switzerland County, the loan fund will be overseen by a loan committee and administered by the Switzerland County Economic Development Corporation.  Business counseling and applicant evaluation will be conducted in partnership with the Southeast Indiana Small Business Development Center.

Loan proceeds may be used to for working capital, payroll, rent, capital expenses, supplies, support for remote work, or to address business impact of COVID-19.  Eligible businesses must be located in Switzerland County.  Loan amounts can be between $3,500 and $25,000.  Loan terms can be up to five years, with interest rates not to exceed 2%.

The funding source for the loan funds requires that all loans go to businesses operated low/moderate-income individuals or be used to create/retain low/moderate-income jobs.

To apply, review the information below to confirm your eligibility. 

Loan Fund Guidelines and Procedures

Download Loan Fund Guidelines and Procedures (PDF)

Switzerland County Loan Application Form

Online Form

Please fill out the application below. We will review it and contact you in a few days.

Please note that the asterisk* indicates required fields. The form will only be sent if these fields are filled out.

Alternative: Downloadable Form

You may also choose to download the form here and mail it to:

Switzerland County Economic Development Corp.

PO Box 192

Vevay, IN 47043

BUSINESS INFORMATION

Borrower/LLC*

Tax ID*

Business Name (if different):

Tax ID (if different):

Primary Contact*

Primary Contact Phone*

Email Address*

Other Contact Information

TYPE OF BUSINESS

Check Applicable Industry & Specify the Business Type*

Retail
Specify type of retail/product

Service
Specify service offered

Manufacturing
Specify product

Agriculture
Specify product

OWNER INFORMATION

Physical Address*

City*

Zip Code*

Mailing Address (if different)

City:

Zip Code

BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP PROFESSIONALS

Accountant

Company

Name

Phone

Attorney

Company

Name

Phone

Banker

Company

Name

Phone

Business Advisor

Company

Name

Phone

Insurance Agent

Company

Name

Phone

LOAN AMOUNT REQUESTED*

LOAN PURPOSE SUMMARY*
Include Breakdown of Use of Funds

PROJECT IMPACT

Pre-Covid Employment

Full-time employees*

Part-time employees*

Will new jobs be created?*
YesNo

If yes, how many over a three-year period?

Will new jobs be retained through COVID?*
YesNo

If yes, how many over a three-year period?

OTHER IMPACT DETAILS

BUSINESS HISTORY SUMMARY*

SUBMISSION ACKKNOWLEDGEMENT

As authorized agent of the Applicant Company, I hereby submit this Loan Application. All information submitted on or with this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that additional information may be requested by the Loan Review Committee. I further understand that this document in no way constitutes a commitment of funds by the Loan Review Committee or any other supporting entity.

Applicant’s Name*

Title*

Date*


I authorize the Loan Committe and the appropriate entities on its behalf, to verify information
in this application including, but not limited to; status of existing debt service to current creditors,
suppliers, &/or vendors, insurance, taxes, contracts or agreements and any other business
information.