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FL 13706 - Deadline for Florida Private Non-Profit Organizations to Apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans is May 2

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) in Florida that May 2, 2014 is the deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications.  These loans are available from the SBA as a result of severe storms and flooding on July 2-7, 2013.
 
PNPs located in the following counties are eligible to apply: Bay, Holmes, Walton and Washington counties in Florida.  Examples of eligible non-critical PNP organizations include, but are not limited to food kitchens, homeless shelters, museums, libraries, community centers and colleges.
 
The SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help eligible non-critical PNP organizations meet their working capital needs such as ongoing operating expenses.  This assistance is available regardless of whether the organization suffered any physical property damage.  Loan amounts can be up to $2 million and interest rate of  2.875 percent with terms up to 30 years.  The SBA sets loan amounts and terms based on each applicant’s financial condition.
 
To apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA), visit the SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
 
Disaster loan information and application forms may also be obtained by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.  Loan applications can also be downloaded from www.sba.gov/disaster.  Completed applications should be mailed to:  U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
 
The filing deadline to return economic injury applications is May 2, 2014.
 
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Release Number: 
14-160
Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
Florida
Field Operations Center: 
East