Who is eligible to apply...
Certified Development Companies (CDCs) package, close, and service these SBA-guaranteed loans to small businesses. A CDC must be incorporated under general State corporation statute, on a nonprofit basis, for the purpose of promoting economic growth in a particular area.
To become a Certified Development Company (CDC), the applicant should include the following information: (1) Name and address of applicant; (2) type of CDC, State or local; (3) area of operation; (4) list of members or stockholders with address, occupation and telephone number; (5) list of officers and directors; (6) SBA Form 1081 on all officers, directors, and staff; (7) certified statement that no member or stockholder controls more than 10 percent of the voting control; (8) resume' on each officer and director; (9) the name of each individual who provides the CDC with the professional staff capability; (10) if contracted out, a copy of the contract is required to be submitted to SBA; (11) proof of compliance of representatives from the following groups; local government, private sector lending institution, community organization and business concern; (12) an organization chart and operating plan; (13) a flow chart on the CDC (evaluating, packaging, processing, closing and servicing functions); (14) address and description of the place of business, telephone number and financial statement; (15) the CDC's charter and certified by-laws; (16) articles certified by the State; and (17) a resolution of the Board of Directors certified by a corporate officer in which a company resolves to become a CDC, naming the person who is authorized to execute all documents.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
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This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.