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Small Business Lending

Small Business Hotline

FDIC Small Business Hotline: 1-855-FDIC-BIZ (1-855-334-2249)
Monday through Friday: 8:00 am ET to 8:00 pm ET
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 am ET to 5:00 pm ET

The FDIC encourages bank lending to creditworthy small businesses. The FDIC also encourages small businesses that may have an inquiry or concern about the availability of credit to contact our new Small Business Hotline at 1-855-FDIC-BIZ.

We will respond to inquiries about policies and financial institutions under the FDIC's jurisdiction as well as make referrals to other government agencies and information resources or you can use the Business Assistance Form at