Look before you leap: Key considerations when seeking loans
Abstract: For-profit businesses aren’t the only organizations that can find themselves in need of a loan. Nonprofits also may land in situations that call for relatively quick cash. This article discusses various types of loans and loans vs. other funding sources. It also makes suggestions on how to prepare for filling out a loan application. A sidebar explains three financial ratios that lenders often look at when determining whether to make a loan.