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For Small Businesses

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  • Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program: Low-interest disaster loans to help businesses with fewer than 500 employees recover from declared disasters; offer up to $2 million in assistance for a small business.
    *UPDATE: As of March 27, EIDL-eligible small businesses and nonprofits may request an emergency advance grant of up to $10,000 with no requirement to repay it, even if the EIDL application is denied. Please contact the SBA Disaster Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 or DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov
  • Paycheck Protection Program: Loan for small businesses and organizations adversely impacted by COVID-19 to keep workers on their payrolls. Must have been in business by February 15, 2020 and have 500 or fewer employees. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2020.
  • Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program: Short-term, interest-free working capital loans to “bridge the gap” between the time a major catastrophe hits and when a business has secured longer term recovery resources.