PPP Loan Application Deadline Extended to August 8



SBA ppp loan deadline extended to august 8

If you didn’t complete an application for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan before the previous deadline, you’re in luck. On July 4, President Donald Trump extended the deadline for PPP loan applications for more than another month.

The new deadline for PPP loan applications is August 8.



PPP Loan Deadline Extended to August 8

The previous deadline of June 30 came and went but there was still more than $130 billion available to businesses in the US. The PPP loan was created in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its goal was to keep employers connected to their employees through the length of any government-ordered business shutdowns.

PPP loans can be totally forgiven if the businesses awarded the money spend it within a certain time frame and on limited business expenses, namely payroll.

READ MORE: PPP Loan FAQs

PPP Loan Data

So far, the 5,461 banks and other lenders participating in the PPP loan program have approved about 4.9 million loans to businesses across the country. More than $521 billion has been borrowed, according to the US Small Business Administration.



Who’s getting these loans? There’s been some criticism of the PPP loan program, mostly when it was revealed that some larger companies were getting approved for PPP loans. The program was designed specifically for the millions of small businesses across the country.

The SBA and Treasury Dept. hoped to solve those loopholes which allowed a company like the Los Angeles Lakers to get a PPP loan when a second round of funding was approved.

According to the SBA, health care and social assistance companies have gotten the most PPP loans, based on the amount borrowed.

Here are the top 10 NAICS industry sectors based on PPP loan amounts:



  1. Health care and social assistance ($67.3 billion)
  2. Professional, scientific, and technical services ($66.4 billion)
  3. Construction ($64.5 billion)
  4. Manufacturing ($54 billion)
  5. Accommodation and food services ($42 billion)
  6. Retail trade ($40.3 billion)
  7. Other services ($31.1 billion)
  8. Wholesale trade ($27.7 billion)
  9. Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services ($26.4 billion)
  10. Transportation and warehousing ($17 billion)

Businesses in California have received the most PPP loan funding, getting $68.2 billion so far. Texas has the second-highest total at $41.1 billion and New York is third at $38.3 billion.

PPP Loan Size

Of the nearly 5 million PPP loans approved (through June 30), some were for more than $5 million. In fact, the SBA says 4,840 loans for more than that amount have been approved. But that represents just one-tenth of the loans approved. And the more than $33 million approved in those loans is about 6.5% of the amount borrowed.

The overwhelming majority of PPP loans have been for $50,000 or less. The 3.2 million loans of that size represent 66.8% of all the PPP loans approved.

SBA says the average PPP loan is $107,000. And 86.5% of all PPP loans were less than $150,000.



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Joshua Sophy Joshua Sophy is the Assistant Editor for Small Business Trends and the Head of Content Partnerships. A journalist with 20 years of experience in traditional and online media, Joshua got his start in the rough and tumble newspaper business of Pennsylvania's coal region. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and was a beat reporter covering daily news. He eventually founded his own local newspaper, the Pottsville Free Press, covering his hometown. Joshua supervises the day-to-day operations of Small Business Trends' busy editorial department including the editorial calendar and outgoing assignments.

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  1. Thanks for all this information on the table, it is very important to be able to read some posts that have been really interesting.

  2. i do i get a PPP Loan for my small business

  3. Suraiya Shaik Ali

    I run and managed a few companies. PPP is absolutely for the rich and white, not the medium and black or brown. none of the companies I run or manage including 2 not for profit organizations were not approved for the PPP but we sure were approved for the EIDL! So we are already “poor” and now we have loans instead of “free money” while the rich gets free money. What this country is doing is shameful compared to other countries that are honestly providing the support that EVERYBODY needs!!!

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