Online Application Process

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Preparing Your Application

  • Prior to submitting your application, inquire that applications are currently being accepted.
  • To prepare your application, you will need to make sure you have the most recent version of Adobe Reader. This is a fillable pdf document which can be saved to your personal computer, as it is prepared. If you require the application in a different format, please contact our office.
  • Review the items required on Page 4 of the Application Checklist.
  • Please use the helpful resources below for preparing your application. Be sure to take advantage of local community resources to assist you in your overall business needs. These can be found on the resources link of the website.
  • Upload your application and each required document as identified on the online submission.
  • Please contact our office at 309-788-6311 or info@bridgeinvestmentcdc.org if you require technical assistance.

Submitting Your Application

  • Completed Loan Application
  • Personal Balance Sheet
  • Past two years of Personal Income Tax Returns
  • Business Balance Sheet
  • ​Business Income Statement
  • Business Profit and Loss Statement
  • Corporate Income Tax Returns
  • ​Income and Expense Projections
  • Aging of Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Cost Estimates for the all expenses related to the project
  • Appraisal (if applicable)
  • Copy of sale agreement (if applicable)
  • Copy of business plan
  • Letter of commitment from conventional lender or other financing sources
  • Other (if applicable)