Montgomery County Revolving Loan Fund
The goal of the Montgomery County Board is to establish a revolving loan fund (RLF) in Montgomery County to benefit new and existing businesses that operate within Montgomery County limits. An original investment of $250,000 by the Montgomery County Board from the General Revenue Fund (allocation of money generated from sale of coal rights) was used to start his fund back in 2007, and another $150,000 was placed into the fund in 2011. Balance available is determined based on outstanding participation agreements.
Objectives of County Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)
Create and retain permanent private sector employment,
Encourage small business start-ups and expansions,
Leverage public and private investments
Stimulate investments in the county
New and existing businesses that operate within Montgomery County limits can apply for a revolving loan for eligible projects that include:
Acquisition of land, buildings, and fixed equipment
Working capital and inventory
Site preparation and construction, reconstruction, or installation of buildings and fixed equipment
Clearance and demolition, removal or rehabilitation of buildings, and improvements
Financial institutions can request Revolving Loan Funds for specific projects for parties they represent. Requests between $5,000 and $50,000 will be considered. However, the RLF board can increase the maximum participation amount up to 33% of the total project.
The Revolving Loan Fund interest rate is a fixed 2% rate for the duration of the loan plus the participating financial institution’s rate that can be up to 4% above the RLF rate on the Revolving Loan Fund portion of the loan.
Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation