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$10K Advance on Economic Injury Disaster Loan

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C. and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

Business Interruption Insurance Information

Businesses generally purchase insurance to protect themselves from potential losses. Business interruption or business income insurance coverage are examples of those types of insurance coverage and are usually offered as a supplement to a business owners property insurance policy to recover financial losses that may result from an interruption or cessation of the business’ operations.

CARES Act Small Business FAQs

Frequently asked questions for small businesses related to the CARES Act.

CARES Act Unemployment Insurance Update

Congress recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). That law includes several changes that may affect your eligibility for unemployment benefits. 

CDC Guidance

Learn how to protect yourself from COVID-19 and what to do if you think you are sick. 

COVID-19 Support Payments Explanation

Businesses in our state who have been compelled to place their employees on furlough (i.e., a temporary period of time during which an employee performs no personal services for the employer as a result of a layoff caused by the economic impacts of COVID‐19) may also receive unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. The Governor’s Executive Order clears the way for employers – who choose to take advantage of this voluntary option – to make these COVID‐19 Support Payments without such payments affecting their employees’ eligibility for UI benefits.

COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance FAQs

Frequently asked questions for individuals and employers related to unemployment insurance.

COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Guide

A guide to general information on unemployment insurance.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application

SBA is collecting the requested information in order to make a loan under SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program to the qualified entities listed in this application that are impacted by COVID-19. The information will be used in determining whether the applicant is eligible for an economic injury loan. If you do not submit all the information requested, your loan cannot be fully processed. The Applicant understands that the SBA is relying upon the self-certifications contained in this application to verify that the Applicant is an eligible entity to receive the advance, and that the Applicant is providing this self-certification under penalty of perjury pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746 for verification purposes.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Fact Sheet

Fact sheet Working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. These loans are intended to assist through the disaster recovery period.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Fact Sheet

Fact sheet Working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. These loans are intended to assist through the disaster recovery period.

Emergency Loans-Small Business Guide & Checklist

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program,  the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans  to small businesses.