SBA Small Business Loans

 

The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters for physical and economic damage caused by a declared disaster. SBA disaster loans can be used to repair or replace the following items damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster: real estate, personal property, machinery and equipment, and inventory and business assets.

Hurricane Michael

The SBA will provide disaster loans and business counseling for people and businesses in Florida affected by Hurricane Michael. Physical and Economic Injury Loans are available in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla and Washington counties. Economic Injury loans are available in the adjacent counties of Dixie, Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison and Walton.

To apply, visit DisasterLoan.sba.gov or call the SBA Customer Service Center: 1-800-659-2955 (Hours: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday)

You can also visit an SBA Business Recovery Centers (BRC):

Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday (closed Sunday)

Bay County (RV Mobile Business Recovery Center)
Bay County City Job Center parking lot
625 Highway 231
Panama City, FL 32405

Calhoun County
M&B Railroad Museum
16908 NE Pear St.
Blountstown, FL 32424
*Hours as indicated above except on Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Franklin County
Franklin County Public Library
311 St. James Ave.
Carrabelle, FL 32333
*Hours as indicated above except on Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Gadsden County
Joint Disaster Recovery Center (FEMA/SBA) & Business Recovery Center (SBA/SBDC)
Old Gretna Elementary
706 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, 
Gretna, FL 32332
*Hours as indicated above except on Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Gulf County
Gulf Franklin Center of GCSC
3800 Garrison Ave.
Port St. Joe, FL 33456

Jackson County
Joint Disaster Recovery Center (FEMA/SBA) & Business Recovery Center (SBA/SBDC)
University Extension Office
2741 Penn Ave,
Marianna, FL 32448

Liberty County
Veterans Memorial Civic Center
10561 NW Theo Jacobs Way
Bristol, FL 32321

Taylor County
Super Pufft Snacks
700 W. Lance Drive
Perry, FL 32348

Wakulla County
Wakulla County Community  Center
322 Shadeville Road
Crawfordville, FL 32327

Washington County
Washington County Chamber of Commerce
672 5th St.
Chipley, FL 32428
*Hours as indicated above except on Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Algal Blooms and Red Tide

The SBA approved Florida’s SBA Disaster Loan Declaration requests for long-term, low-interest economic injury disaster loans for small businesses and other eligible organizations affected by the algal blooms and red tide disasters. The deadline to apply is June 4, 2019.

The declaration for Algal Blooms covers Lee and Martin counties, and the adjacent counties of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie.

The declaration for Red Tide covers Lee, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota counties and the adjacent counties of Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk.

To apply, visit DisasterLoan.sba.gov or call the SBA Customer Service Center: 1-800-659-2955 (Hours: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday)