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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to California’s Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation Due to Early January Storms


Feb 16, 2017 12:27 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in California following President Trump’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of the severe winter storm that occurred Jan. 3-5, 2017, announced the U.S. Small Business Administration. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

SBA disaster assistance is now available for the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation.

“Private nonprofit organizations should contact acting Chief Tamara Scott of the Proclamation and Recovery Planning Division at the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services by calling (916) 845-8245 or emailing tamara.scott@caloes.ca.gov to obtain information about applicant briefings,” said Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. “At the briefings, private nonprofit representatives will need to provide information about their organization,” … continue reading »


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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to California Private Nonprofit Organizations


Feb 16, 2017 12:21 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in California following President Trump’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of the severe winter storms, flooding and mudslides that occurred Jan. 3-12, 2017, announced the U.S. Small Business Administration. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

SBA disaster assistance is now available in Alameda, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Humboldt, Inyo, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo and Yuba counties.

SBA may lend private nonprofits up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, … continue reading »


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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Businesses and Residents Affected by the Clayton Fire


Sep 7, 2016 1:17 pm

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by the Clayton Fire that occurred Aug. 13-26, 2016, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received on Sept. 1, 2016, from Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.’s designated representative, Mark S. Ghilarducci, director of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.

The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Sonoma and Yolo counties.

“SBA is strongly committed to providing California with the most effective and customer-focused response possible, and we will be there to provide access to federal disaster loans to help finance recovery for businesses and residents affected by the disaster,” said Contreras-Sweet. “Getting our businesses and communities up and running after a disaster is … continue reading »


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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Businesses and Residents Affected by the Blue Cut Fire


Sep 7, 2016 11:13 am

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by the Blue Cut Fire that occurred Aug. 16-22, 2016, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received on Sept. 1, 2016, from Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.’s designated representative, Mark S. Ghilarducci, director of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.

The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties in California; La Paz and Mohave counties in Arizona; and Clark County in Nevada.

“SBA is strongly committed to providing California with the most effective and customer-focused response possible, and we will be there to provide access to federal disaster loans to help finance recovery for businesses and residents affected by the disaster,” said Contreras-Sweet. … continue reading »


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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Businesses and Residents Affected by the Soberanes Fire


Sep 7, 2016 9:13 am

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by the Soberanes Fire that began July 22, 2016, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received on Sept. 1, 2016, from Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.’s designated representative, Mark S. Ghilarducci, director of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.

The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Fresno, Kings, Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo and Santa Cruz counties.

“SBA is strongly committed to providing California with the most effective and customer-focused response possible and we will be there to provide access to federal disaster loans to help finance recovery for businesses and residents affected by the disaster,” said Contreras-Sweet. “Getting our businesses and communities up and running after a disaster is our … continue reading »


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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses


Jul 29, 2016 3:47 pm

Small, nonfarm businesses in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Tulare counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the rain and wind in Kings County that occurred April 8 – May 6, 2016, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center ‑ West.

“SBA eligibility covers both the economic impacts on businesses dependent on farmers and ranchers that have suffered agricultural production losses caused by the disaster and businesses directly impacted by the disaster,” Garfield said.

Small, nonfarm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of any size may qualify for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) of up to $2 million to help meet financial obligations and … continue reading »


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One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans


Jun 8, 2016 10:02 am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center – West today reminded California private nonprofit (PNP) organizations of the July 8, 2016, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by Valley Fire and Butte Fire that occurred September 9 – October 30, 2015.  PNPs that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

According to Garfield, eligible PNPs of any size may apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) of up to $2 million to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster. “EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that cannot be paid because of the disaster’s impact. EIDL assistance is available regardless of whether the PNP suffered any property … continue reading »


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