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SBA to Open Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Big Sur


Mar 30, 2017 11:33 am

U.S. Small Business Administration to open additional Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Big Sur to meet the needs of businesses and individuals who were affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred Feb. 1-25, 2017. It will be open two days only beginning 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.


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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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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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SBA Tops $10 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans


Oct 27, 2015 2:54 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Regional Administrator Donna Davis of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that SBA has approved more than $10 million in federal disaster loans for businesses and residents impacted by the Valley and Butte Fires in Lake and Calaveras counties that began on September 9, 2015.

According to Davis, SBA has approved $357,200 for businesses and more than $9.6 million for residents to help rebuild and recover from this disaster.

“SBA’s disaster assistance employees are committed to helping businesses and residents rebuild as quickly as possible,” said Davis. Businesses and residents who sustained damages are encouraged to register prior to the November 23, 2015, deadline with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by calling the tele-registration number at (800) 621-FEMA (3362) or (800) 462-7585 (TTY) for individuals who are deaf or hard‑of‑hearing. “Don’t miss … continue reading »


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One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans


Apr 17, 2015 10:06 am

Sacramento – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center – West today reminded small, nonfarm businesses in 57 California counties and neighboring counties in Arizona, Nevada and Oregon of the May 18 deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought in the following primary counties that began on January 1, 2014.

Primary California counties:  Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Orange, Plumas, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura and Yolo;

Neighboring California counties:  … continue reading »


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Disaster Loans Now Available to Businesses Impacted by Drought in Northern California


Apr 10, 2015 12:00 pm

SBA LogoSacramento – Small, nonfarm businesses in three California counties and two neighboring Oregon 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 drought in the following primary county that began on February 10, 2015, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center – West.

  • Primary California county: Del Norte;
  • Neighboring counties: Humboldt, Modoc Siskiyou;
  • Neighboring Oregon counties: Curry and Josephine.

“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 … continue reading »


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