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Applying for a PPP Loan? "Program Funding Exhausted," according to SBA

On May 4, 2021, the SBA Announced Program Funds Have Exhausted

On May 4, 2021, the SBA informed trade associations that the PPP general fund has been exhausted and is closed to new applications. In connection with this news, we can no longer submit new applications to the SBA.

The SBA has reserved approximately $6 billion for loans that have been submitted, but not approved due to hold code issues. 

If your application’s status in the portal is “Submitted to SBA”, we will continue working tirelessly to clear your hold code and obtain SBA approval. 

Borrowers whose applications have an SBA hold code can check their status in the portal by following this guide and can log into their account via The Loan Source website.  If we have not already, a member of our team will contact you shortly with the list of documents required to clear the hold code.

Unfortunately, the ~$6 billion reserve does not provide relief for Borrowers experiencing error codes issued by SBA at submission.  If your application’s status in the portal is “Underwriter Reviewed” or prior, we are not able to submit your application to SBA for approval.  If your loan has an error code or otherwise has not yet been submitted to SBA, we encourage you to apply through a CFI, who have $8.6 billion reserved in funding for new loans. A list of lenders is available via the SBA website

Please note, if your application’s status in the portal is “SBA Approved”, “Loan Note Sent for E-sign”, “Signed Loan Note Received”, or “Funded”, your loan was approved by SBA prior to the exhausting of funds and will continue processing.

It has been our honor to serve you during this round of Paycheck-Protection-Program loan origination.