Proud to Support Your Veteran-Owned Business

We salute you for everything you've done and continue to do.

Now it’s our turn to be of service to you as you build, maintain or grow a successful Veteran-Owned Small Business.

Special Lending Rate Only for Veterans

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PNC is proud to support veteran-owned businesses

PNC Bank is committed to helping small businesses like yours by providing the tools and resources they need to grow.

Take a Look Inside our Free Veteran Business Kit

We're providing this informational kit of the 5 articles below to help you:

  • Explore lending options for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
  • Position your business to earn public and private sector contracts
  • Get your finances organized
  • Implement best practices that can help your business perform to its fullest potential.
  • Get leadership tips from retired Army officer Mike Durant, president and CEO of aircraft engineering and services company Pinnacle Solutions.

Each of these online articles in our veterans kit is available for download or print as an individual pdf so you can save the article(s) most useful to you. Or, get a copy of all of them in one combined pdf by downloading the complete kit below.

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Financial Checklists for Veteran-Owned Businesses

You’ve sacrificed so much serving your country – and now you’re ready to get home and start back to work. But where do you start? The checklists inside will help you transition right back into working for yourself, help you manage your business, and provide guidance on how to grow. 
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6 Keys to Starting & Maintaining a Business that Thrives

Mike Durant is a retired Chief Warrant Officer 4, Black Hawk helicopter Master Aviator and recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star with Valor, Purple Heart and POW Medal. He is also a past recipient of the National Veteran-Owned Business Association’s Vetrepreneur of the Year award. Mike offers his insights to help other veteran small business owners understand the key tactics for building a successful enterprise.
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Help Your Business Perform to its Fullest Potential

In this second installment from Mike Durant, he says there are six main reasons U.S. Special Operations are usually successful – and they also happen to be the building blocks for successful small businesses, too.
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5 Steps to Financing Your Next Journey

You’re ready to open a small business, or grow the one you already have. This great opportunity takes patience, perseverance, and some extra cash. Follow the steps detailed in this article to improve your odds of getting the financing you need – and accessing resources that will help you plan for the future.
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3 Steps to Winning Public and Private Sector Contracts

Now more than ever, U.S. companies are motivated to work with a diverse range of suppliers, including veterans. While there are many factors that go into being evaluated for public and private sector contracts, here are three moves you can make right now to position yourself for new business.
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Bonus Videos: More Insights from Mike

Mike Durant also created six exclusive videos for PNC with insights to help small business owners understand the key tactics driving "mission success" for growing their business.
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Special Lending Offer for Qualified Veteran-Owned Businesses[1]

0.50% off the current interest rate

on all new PNC business loans and lines of credit[1]

Loan amounts from $20,000 up to $3,000,000[2]

($100,000 maximum for PNC Choice Credit Term Loans or Choice Line of Credit; $350,000 maximum for SBA Express Loans or Lines of Credit; and $500,000 for SBA Export Express Loans or Lines of Credit)

Apply online or in a PNC branch.
When you talk with a business banker about your loan, identify yourself as a veteran, and ask for promo code 117.

 


Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans for Veterans

The SBA Veterans Advantage loan program was designed by the U.S. Small Business Administration to help support veterans and eligible members of the military community establish or expand a business.

The SBA’s Veterans Advantage eliminates or reduces the upfront SBA guaranty fee on SBA loans for veterans and those who qualify as a veteran* in the military community.

Benefits:

Veteran Fee Relief

  • SBA 7(a) Loans – for all SBA 7(a) loans in the amount of $125,000 or less, the upfront guaranty fee will be 0%. This fee waiver includes both veteran-owned and non-veteran owned businesses.
  • SBA Express Loans – For all SBA Express loans to qualified veteran-owned businesses, the upfront guaranty fee will be 0% up to the maximum loan amount of $350,000.

SBA Veterans Advantage (Non-SBA Express Loans) - features upfront guaranty fees that are 50% less for veteran owned-businesses compared to non-veteran owned businesses on loan amounts between $125,001 up to $5,000,000.

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* To qualify, the business must be 51% or more owned and controlled by an individual(s) in one or more of the following groups: Veterans (other than dishonorably discharged), Service-Disabled Veterans, Active Duty Military service member participating in the military's Transition Assistance Program (TAP), Reservists and National Guard Members, Current spouses of any of the previously listed and widowed spouses of a service member or veteran who died during service or of a service-connected disability.


Discover how our SBA Finance Group could work with your business.

Call Us at  1-877-BUS-BNKG (1-877-287-2654)

Learn more about PNC SBA loans at pnc.com/sba »

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Get More Veteran-Owned Business Resources for starting, growing and running your business from the SBA.gov website.

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Important Legal Disclosures and Information

  1. All loans and lines of credit are subject to credit approval. Requires automatic deduction from a PNC business checking account. Offers may be extended, modified or discontinued at any time without notice.

    Available for: Commercial Real Estate Purchase or Renovations; Leasehold Improvements; Business Expansion, Acquisition, Start-up, Partner-Buyout; Franchise Financing; Equipment or Inventory; Working Capital

    To qualify for this offer, the business applicant must be at least 51% owned and controlled by an individual or individuals in one of the following groups: Veterans (other than dishonorably discharged); Service-Disabled Veterans; Active-duty military participating in the Transition Assistance Program (TAP); Reservists and National Guard members; Current spouse of any Veteran; Active Duty service member, or any Reservist or National Guard member; Widowed spouses of service members or veterans who died during service or as a result of service-related disabilities; all as evidenced by documentation acceptable to PNC Bank, National Association, in its discretion. Promo Code 117

    A preferred interest rate that is 0.50% lower than our standard interest rates available on business term loans and lines of credit. Your actual rate will be based on a review of your credit application, the loan product you select and the loan amount, and will be set at time of approval. Other fees may apply. Offer not to be combined with other offers. Offer not available to tax free or tax reduced entities. Promo Code 117

  2. $10,000 minimum loan amount in geographic locations deemed Low-to-Moderate Income.

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Bank deposit, treasury management, and lending products and services are provided by PNC Bank, National Association, a wholly owned subsidiary of PNC and Member FDIC. PNC Bank is a registered mark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

The seminar and/or webinar and materials that you will view were prepared for general information purposes only by the speaker and are not intended as legal, tax or accounting advice or as recommendations to engage in any specific transaction, including with respect to any securities of PNC, and do not purport to be comprehensive. Under no circumstances should any information contained in the presentation, the webinar, or the materials presented be used or considered as an offer or commitment, or a solicitation of an offer or commitment, to participate in any particular transaction or strategy. Any reliance upon any such information is solely and exclusively at your own risk. Please consult your own counsel, accountant or other advisor regarding your specific situation. Neither PNC Bank nor any other subsidiary of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. will be responsible for any consequences of reliance upon any opinion or statement contained here, or any omission. The opinions expressed in these materials or videos are not necessarily the opinions of PNC Bank or any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees.