Financing for Franchises

Grow your franchise with affordable capital secured through a specialized lender for your industry.


$5.47 Billion

authorized to franchise nationwide through the SBA 7(a) Loan Program, representing 21% of the Total Dollar Volume Authorized.


Average loan size approved for franchises through the SBA 7(a) Loan Program.

How Franchises Use Financing to Grow:

You’ve found the right business, done the research, read the fine print, and now you’re ready to buy a franchise business.

Maintain and attract talent to keep up with the growing demand for highly-skilled and certified engineering professionals.

Access working capital to fund marketing expenses or invest in human resources to support franchise growth initiatives.

Open new storefront locations, build from the ground-up, make rent payments or retrofit existing commercial space.

Cover costly startup expenses, such as insurance and business licenses, or pay ongoing franchise royalty fees.

Improve cash flow by refinancing existing debt with extended repayment terms.

Popular Solutions

  • Up to $25 Million for Rural Businesses
  • Great for Commercial Real Estate
  • Up to 30 Year Repayment Terms
SBA 7(a) Loan
  • Up to $5 Million for Qualified Businesses
  • Great for Business Acquisitions
  • Increased Flexibility Compared to Conventional Loans
SBA Small Loan
  • Up to $350,000 for Qualified Businesses
  • Great for Working Capital
  • Expedited Funding Timelines

The lenders in our network specialize in providing government-guaranteed loans for select franchises. The SBA 7(a) Loan Program is the most popular because its financing terms were made for long-term growth.

 When leveraged properly, the 7(a) loan can be an efficient solution for your franchise’s most promising opportunities.

The Facts on SBA Loans

Terms, Rates, and Essential Information on the Financing Program

SBA Loan Benefits for Franchises

Up to $5 Million for Your Business

Dependent on business eligibility and need.

10-Year Repayment Terms

Longer terms, lower monthly payments.

Flexible Use of Proceeds

A wide range of eligible means you choose how the funds are used.

Collateral Light Eligibility

Financing secured at affordable rates, even without expensive assets.

More Resources for Franchises

Finance Through the BankLink Network

Use this form to start the lender match process for your franchise.

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