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Resources from MBA Endorsed Partners and Associate Members

Resources shared by endorsed partners and associate members can assist your bank in responding to pressing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Letter For Essential Workers

MBA encourages banks to use this template letter that defines employees as essential personnel and to share this letter with their employees. To access this letter requires a password to MBA’s website.

MBA Conference Calls With SBA, Legislators, Regulators

A recording of these conference calls are now available. To access these recordings requires a password to MBA’s website.
  • Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer
  • Tom Salisbury, REGION VII SBA Administrator, on SBA provisions in CARES Act - includes text notes from call and FAQs - This call was held April 1, 2020, before guidance was issued.
  • Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer and Congresswoman Ann Wagner on the CARES Act
  • state and federal regulators on the coronavirus pandemic

Your Bank's Response to COVID-19

We are reaching out to ask for your help in keeping the Missouri banking community informed and sound throughout the current pandemic crisis. Many banks have begun formally making operational changes as a result of pandemic plans, and others are developing new plans/processes as customer behavior changes.

As your association, we want to keep you aware of any major trends and developments happening around the state that could impact your business. For that reason, we are asking that you complete this form to share with us any changes in operation taking place in your markets. Thank you for your time to complete this.

Assistance for Small Businesses - Paycheck Protection Program

The Treasury Department has released the interim final rule for the Paycheck Protection Program.

SBA/Treasury FAQs of PPP (revised as of 4/26/20)

FAQs of SBA Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program  (requires MBA password)

Lender Application • PPP Lender Agreement • PPP Application Form SBA Promissory Note

For lenders wanting to become SBA approved, email your application to DelegatedAuthority@sba.govInclude the Incumbency Certificate with Form 3506.
To find your bank’s RSSD ID, visit the National Information Center.

Paycheck Protection Program: Instructions for Getting Started

This document outlines the three steps required by new lenders to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program.

  • Section 1 - how to become an SBA lender
  • Section 2 - how to create a Capital Access Login System (CLS) account to have access to SBA Capital Access Financial Systems (CAFS)
  • Section 3 - how to access roles in ETRAN to submit a PPP loan application

SBA E-Tran

Any new users still must go through the security protocol to receive a user ID and password. That protocol can be found in these links.
Create An Account • Update Profile • Setting Up Roles

SBA Lender Gateway

Lenders should create an account on SBA Connect, request authorization to the Paycheck Protection Lender Gateway by providing their Federal Reserve System or FDIC number as well as their authorization number. From there, they can proceed to the Lender Gateway to begin submitting loan authorization requests. The SBA has also established a lender hotline for those having issues accessing the E-Tran system. Lenders experiencing technical difficulties should contact the hotline at 888-572-0502. - SBA Lender Gateway

Missouri Banker Update

Our Two Cents with MBA Podcast

The podcast is available online and on iTunesApple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts and Spotify.

  • Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft on Electronic Notary (4/22/20)
  • Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer and the CARES Act (4/6/20)
  • COVID-19, Distressed Debt and Bankruptcy: Mike Fielding, Partner, HuschBlackwell (3/31/20)
  • Economic Impact of the Coronavirus: KC Matthews, EVP/Chief Investment Officer UMB (3/23/20)
  • Banking in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Jonathan Hightower, Partner, Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford, Attorneys at Law (3/19/20)

State News

Executive Order: Notary Public in Response to COVID-19

Health Resources


    CARES Act & SBA Information

    CARES Act


    MBA Resources

    SBA Approves Disaster Declaration For Missouri

    The U.S. Small Business Administration approved Missouri’s request for assistance through the federal agency’s disaster loan program March 21. This move makes low interest disaster loans available to small businesses and private nonprofits severely impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19).