Farmer Community & Qualifications
Does Steward work with beginning farmers and ranchers?
How does Steward assess animal welfare in farming projects?
Why partner with Steward versus raising capital independently?
What does the Steward loan process involve?
How does Steward define sustainable and regenerative agriculture?
What kind of agriculture businesses does Steward work with?
Am I eligible for a Steward loan?
Can I use a Steward loan to purchase land?
Using The Steward Platform
Using Steward: Application Process
About Project Pages
What identity verification documents do I need?
Verify your business with Steward's payment facilitator
What should I include in my Farm Page?
Using Steward: Live Project
How does Lender Checkout Work?
What happens when a project successfully meets its loan amount?
How do I find anchor lenders to participate in my loan?
What is the point of the private raise period?
Using Steward: Growth & Repayments
Farmer Educational Resources
Education: Farm Finance
Education: Become a Marketing Master
Receiving a commercial loan from Steward - FAQs
FAQ Participated Loans - Borrowers
How is tax handled for my loan participation?
Payment Profile Creation - Errors and Solutions
Why did my transaction fail?
How does Lender Checkout work?
How much can I lend to a project?
What is Dwolla?
What lender opportunities are available with Steward?
What transaction methods are available when participating in a loan?
What are the fees for lenders?
Why is personal information required in order to handle payment on Steward?
Why is my transaction still pending?
Your Steward Wallet
FAQ Participated Loans - Lenders
Updated by Steward Team
There are two transaction methods available when lending on the Steward platform:
ACH (Direct Debit)
ACH, or Automatic Clearing House, payment is an electronic payment method that is initiated directly through Steward's automated payment platform and clears in 2-3 business days. There is no fee for debit transfers.
ACH payment is currently available to investors in the United States and outlying U.S. territories:
- American Samoa
- Northern Mariana Islands
- Puerto Rico
- U.S. Virgin Islands
- United States Minor Outlying Islands
Wire is a method of transferring money from one financial institution to another. Wire transfers must be initiated manually with your bank and clear upon receipt. Your bank may charge an additional fee for every transfer.
Wire payment is currently available to lenders in the United States.