Interest Free Loans

Triangle is able to assist with two unique interest-free loan programs which can help strengthen and improve the economies within our service region.  For direct assistance with any of the following programs please contact Anne Boothe, our Economic Development Specialist, by phone at 800.332.1201 extension 888 or e-mail her.

Triangle Communications Economic Development Loan Fund
Triangle accepts applications for interest-free $500 to $10,000 loans for eligible, cost-effective projects which create, expand or maintain businesses or jobs, plus improve efficiencies in our service area. Official guidelines can be found here and the application is below.

USDA Rural Economic Development Loan Program
Access to this program is available through Triangle Communications for large projects promoting economic development and creating jobs in the region.  A summary of the program can be read here. To apply, please work directly with Triangle's Economic Development Specialist, Anne Boothe.

Economic Development Loan Fund Application

The purpose of this Economic Development Loan Fund is to enhance the quality of life in rural areas by contributing to the long-term improvement in the economy, including job creation and retention, diversification of the economy, improving the education and skills of the rural workforce and upgrading the public infrastructure to improve the health, safety and/or medical care of rural residents.

Project Costs - List how all project costs, including anticipated loan funds from Triangle and other funds will be used :

Collateral - List all business items/assets to be considered as collateral for this loan.

Financial History

Additional Information Checklist

If you have the items below in electronic format, mark Yes and attach them. If not, our Economic Development Specialist will be in contact with you to get the additional items.

Certification:   The information in this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge.  I understand that personal and or business information may be requested pursuant to this loan application and I hereby give consent for such information to be provided to Triangle Communications.  I also understand that Triangle Communications retains the sole decision as to whether this loan application is approved, disapproved, or modified.  It is my right to accept or decline the loan amount, rate and terms approved by Triangle Communications. 

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