Paycheck Protection Program Paycheck Protection Program

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Updated as of – January 11, 2021

The Paycheck Protection Program is about to reopen with over $284B in funds available for new loans.

First Time Borrowers Can Begin Submitting Applications: January 13, 2021
Second Time Borrowers Can Begin Submitting Applications: January 15, 2021

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), available through the Small Business Administration (SBA), provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to eligible small businesses. Significant changes have been made to the existing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and gives an opportunity for certain businesses to seek a second PPP loan called a “Second Draw Loan” if they meet certain requirements.


As this program has to yet to reopen some of the content and information provided may be subject to change. Please make sure to check back frequently for any updates. 

While we navigate through these difficult times, we’re here to help support your business.

As a certified SBA Lender, North Brookfield Savings Bank is dedicated to guiding customers through the PPP application process.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs, including benefits, allowing you to keep your workforce employed during COVID-19. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent and utilities. Borrower fees are waived for SBA PPP Loans and will be available to all businesses that qualify.




1. Gather documents

Gather all items and proper documents before submitting your application by using this helpful REQUIRED DOCUMENTS CHECKLIST


2. Calculate

Calculate how much you are eligible for. Follow these calculation steps.



Use our secure online application to submit your PPP application to NBSB. Submit your application along with all required documentation to the NBSB Business Center using our secure portal.

Apply Online Submit Documents

The application, application requirements, and application process is subject to change at will based on SBA guidelines and guidance. 


Application Process Timing:

North Brookfield Savings Bank’s ability to process PPP loan requests will be impacted by volume of requests and by the SBA’s ability to accept and process applications. Current customer requests will be processed first and then we anticipate being able to process all others. Proper completion of the application and submission of all required documentation will also impact the Bank’s ability to submit the application to the SBA.



Deadline to apply

Loans may be originated through March 31, 2021 contingent upon the availability of funds.




  • 1.00% fixed interest rate
  • Choose an 8 week or up to a 24 week covered period
  • No fees
  • No prepayment penalties
  • No business collateral or personal guarantee required
  • Potential loan forgiveness for eligible payroll, mortgage interest, rent and utilities during the covered period after origination. Including operations expenditures, property damage costs, supplier costs, and worker protection expenditures.

Features for Second Draw Loans ONLY:

  • Maximum amount for a second draw PPP loan is $2 million
  • For most borrowers loan amounts up to 2.5x average covered monthly payroll costs, not to exceed $10 million. Accommodation and Food Services sector businesses are an exception and may receive 3.5x average covered monthly payroll cost.



Who is eligible?

FOR FIRST TIME BORROWERS – To qualify for this program you must:

  • Have been in business on or before February 15th, 2020
  • Have 500 or fewer employees
  • Be SBA 7(a) loan eligible
  • 501(c)(6)s, housing cooperatives, direct marketing organizations, among other types of organizations are now eligible

FOR SECOND DRAW BORROWERS – To qualify for this program you must:

  • Have been in business on or before February 15th, 2020
  • Have 300 or fewer employees
  • Be SBA 7(a) loan eligible
  • Demonstrate a reduction in revenue of at least 25% between corresponding quarters in 2020 and 2019. Special rules apply to businesses that were not in operation for all or part of 2019
  • Borrowers must have fully spent the funds from their first PPP loan before their second PPP loan is disbursed
  • The borrower is not primarily engaged in lobbying or other political activities
  • Any person or entity created in or with significant operations in the People’s Republic of China (China) or the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong does not own more than 20% of the equity of borrower
  • No member of the borrower’s board of directors is a resident of China
  • The borrower is not the recipient of a grant under the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program



Contact us. We’re here to help.

Our Business Team is here and ready to help you.

Call our Business Center: 508-867-0710

Email our Business Team:

Contact a Business Lender directly.

Or fill out the form below and our Business Team will be in contact with you.

  • Please do not include any confidential or secure information such as social security numbers, etc.



Learn more about the Paycheck Protection Program


Small Business Administration     |     U.S. Treasury Paycheck Protection Program

PPP Overview       |      PPP Fact Sheet       |     PPP FAQs

View the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist for more information.



Certain limits and requirements apply.