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Loan applications for up to $20,000 will be considered in respect of ethical (socially and environmentally responsible) enterprises located or being established in Nelson region. Applications need to include detailed financial information and three referees.

Your application needs to be accompanied by a detailed business plan, a cash-flow projection and three referees. All information provided will remain strictly confidential.

Small business loan application form

This is a 6-step application form and an * indicates a required field.

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Applicant Details

Street Address

Address Line 2

Street Address

Address Line 2

Street Address

Address Line 2

Loan Details Section

As Shown In Your Business Plan

What security can you offer for this loan? (e.g. vehicle(s), home, caravan, motorbike, boat etc)

Statistical Information Section

This information will not affect your loan application.

Family Contacts

Please give the full names, their relationship to you, address, phone and email details of the 2 nearest relatives in New Zealand (not living with you):

Employment History


Please give the names, addresses, email and phone numbers of 3 referees. At least one should be business related.

Employment Status

Employment History

Please list your last 3 employers or self employment situations

Credit History & Declaration

Is there anything we should know about your credit history in considering your application?

I hereby certify that the information declared is true and complete in every particular. I authorise any person or company to provide the officers and employees of the Nelson Enterprise Loan Trust with such information as the Trust may require in response to its credit inquiries. I further authorise the officers and employees of the Nelson Enterprise Loan Trust to furnish to any third party, details of this application and any subsequent dealings I may have with the Trust as a result of this application being actioned by the Trust.

Applicants will need to provide a detailed business plan and three referees. It is intended that mentoring services utilising the skills of business people in the district, will work alongside successful loan applicants.