JARI Launches SBA Microloan Program in Indiana County
VP, Economic Development
JARI is pleased to announce the launching of the SBA Microloan program into Indiana County, PA.
Last year, JARI issued 13 microloans throughout Bedford, Blair, Cambria and Somerset counties. JARI is
ready to offer capital to qualifying entrepreneurs in Indiana County.
“We are looking forward to assisting many small businesses start up or expand, offering more employment opportunities as well as new business services throughout Indiana County,” Linda Thomson, JARI president, said.
Members of the JARI team attended a Rural Lender’s round table on Tuesday, June 25th at IUP to officially introduce and launch the program to the area. They were able to hear from and meet with other members from the SBA, USDA, Indiana Economic Development Corporation, IUP SBDC, Regional Development Finance Corp and area banks.
If you’re interested in learning more about the microloan program, please contact Michele Clapper at
or at (814) 262-8368.