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COVID-19 SECU Small Business Relief

COVID-19 Small Business Relief
SECU Paycheck Protection Program
On January 6, 2021, the SBA published guidance in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that has clarified both loans that were received in the first cycle (PPP1) and what can be expected in the second cycle (PPP2).

SECU is only accepting applications for PPP loans for those who were business members on or before February 15, 2020.

Applicants will need to certify several things to apply for PPP2:
  • Applicant will not receive another PPP2 loan.
  • Applicant has used or will use the PPP1 loan only for eligible expenses.
  • Applicant is not an ineligible entity.

PPP2 Applications (1st time Borrowers)

Click here to download the 1st Time PPP Borrowers application

Needed supporting documentation:
  • 2019 or 2020 payroll summary (choose whichever average 12 month period is higher)
  • 4 quarters of payroll tax forms for the corresponding year (Form 941)
  • Federal EIN documentation
  • SDAT Certification (Good Standing)
  • General ledger showing health care benefits paid per employee for the corresponding year
  • General ledger showing retirement benefits paid per employee for the corresponding year

PPP2 Applications (2nd time Borrowers)

Click here to download 2nd Time PPP Borrower application

Needed items:
  • PPP1 Forgiveness application completed and submitted
  • 2019 and 2020 Financials showing a 25% reduction in gross receipts either by using the same quarter for each year or annually
  • Must have less than 300 employees


Please complete and forward applications to secuppp2applications@secumd.com.

Please note, information about your application status will not be available through our financial centers or call center. Please continue to directly connect with your SECU Business Relationship Manager for any questions related to this program, or submit an inquiry for additional financial guidance.

Need additional program information? Click here, to review details provided by SBA.

SECU Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness
For members who have PPP loans with SECU, and are seeking forgiveness of these loans, please click and download each of the documents listed below.

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

PPP Loan Forgiveness EZ application

Once you have completed the application for PPP Forgiveness, please email the form along with the required supporting documentation to: ppploanforgiveness@secumd.com

Please allow 2 days for a response from a SECU Business Relationship Manager.
For more information to aid you in this process, please see some helpful links and documents below. We look forward to serving you.

To review frequently asked questions about PPP Loan Forgiveness please click here.

For general information regarding SBA PPP Loans, click here.

For instructions on how to complete your application, below are some helpful links you can click and download.

PPP- Supporting Material 

PPP Loan Forgiveness Instructions

For PPP2 Loan Forgiveness, the following costs are eligible:
  • Payroll costs (including group life, disability, vision, or dental)
  • Mortgage Interest
  • Rent
  • Utility Payments
  • Covered worker protection expense
  • Supplier costs that are essential to an applicant’s business
  • Operational expenses such as software, cloud computing and other HR/Accounting
  • Property damages related to 2020 public disturbances not covered by insurance
  • 60/40 split between payroll and other costs. Payroll must be at least 60% but can be more.


The information contained on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is subject to change. It is not guaranteed to be current, correct or complete. Further, the information is not intended to provide any legal, tax, accounting or other advice.  Viewers are urged to consult with and engage their own attorneys, accountants or other advisors if any professional advice is needed.

Additional Support
Personal Relief Loan
SECU is offering a Personal Relief Loan to help get you through this tough time. If you’re experiencing a financial hardship and need more immediate access to funds, this loan is designed to provide you with:
  • Up to 60 month term
  • Deeply discounted interest rate
  • $300 minimum - $10,000 maximum
Apply Now
Note: Select Personal Loan, then Signature Loan, then Relief Program

You can also call us at: 800-879-7328. Choose option 2, then option 3, then 1 (Please be advised: we are experiencing higher than normal call volumes and appreciate your patience during this time.)

Hardship Support & Consultations
We are here and ready to help you. Please reach out with any questions you have about how we can help your business during this challenging time and a Business Relationship Manager will set up a consultative call to discuss your specific needs.

Contact Hardship Support


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