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VT 13620 - SBA’s Deadline for Physical Damage Disaster Loans for Private Non-Profit Organizations in Vermont is Aug. 12

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible private non-profit (PNP) organizations in Vermont of the Aug. 12 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe storms and flooding on May 22-26, 2013 in Chittenden, Essex and Lamoille counties.  Examples of eligible non-critical PNP organizations include, but are not limited to food kitchens, homeless shelters, museums, libraries, community centers, schools and colleges.
 
The SBA offers low interest disaster loans to private non-profit organizations for physical losses up to its loan limits.  Approved loans can be increased for protective measures to lessen similar future damages.  Additionally, PNPs can obtain loans for unmet working capital needs.  To be considered for this assistance, PNPs need to apply by the deadline.
 
Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via 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 by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Applications can also be downloaded from the SBA’s website at www.sba.gov. 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 applications for physical property damage is August 12, 2013.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is March 13, 2014.
 
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Release Number: 
13-634
Release Date: 
Monday, July 15, 2013
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
Vermont
Field Operations Center: 
East