Direct Loan Program

The Authority will make direct loans applicable to the credit of the borrower, the type of financing, and the term of the loan. Eligible projects include construction and renovation, facility acquisition, refinancing of qualified outstanding debt, the purchase of equipment and financing costs.

Interest rates

  • US Treasury 5-year note rate plus 0.15%, or 2.00% whichever is greater.
  • Current rate of 2.29% effective 12/18/2017

Expedited Loan Process

  • Submit a letter of application and copies of 3 past year financials
  • Loans processed in 60 days or less
  • Staff drafts loan documents
  • Closing will occur through the mail

General Loan Terms

  • Minimum Loan Size: $5,000
  • Maximum Loan Size: $300,000
  • Loan term of up to seven years
  • Collateral is required

General Loan Guidelines

  • Loans provided on a first-come-first served basis
  • Monthly electronic payments
  • Positive net/worth fund balance

Fees

  • 1% origination fee
  • Borrower out-of-pocket expenses, as applicable

MONTANA FACILITY FINANCE AUTHORITY | MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
2401 COLONIAL DR. 3rd Floor | PO BOX 200506 | HELENA, MT 59620-0506 | P: (406) 444-0052 | F: (406) 444-0019 | TDD: (406) 841-2702