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Nearly $30 Billion in PPP, EIDL Funds Approved for Pacific Northwest Small Businesses, Nonprofits

PPP Application Deadline Aug. 8; SBA Debt Relief, EIDL Still Options for Financing
Release Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Contact: 
sean.wilson@sba.gov, 202-765-9391

SEATTLE – As part of economic relief efforts related to the Coronavirus pandemic, nearly $30 billion in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) funds have been approved for small businesses and nonprofits in the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Pacific Northwest Region serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

 

To put that in perspective, during fiscal year 2019, the SBA approved $1.6 billion in the Pacific Northwest and $28 billion nationally as part of the agency’s traditional small business loan programs.

 

Combined PPP, EIDL and EIDL Advance Loan Data for the Pacific Northwest

 

Total Loan Numbers

Total Loan Volume

Alaska

28,096

Nearly $1.7 billion

Idaho

60,317

$3.2 billion+

Oregon

152,809

Nearly $9 billion

Washington

251,265

Nearly $16 billion

Pacific Northwest

492,487

Nearly $30 billion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nationally, the SBA has provided more than $660 billion in economic relief to small businesses across the country through the PPP, the EIDL and the business loan debt relief program.

 

 

PPP Progress and Important Dates

 

According to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza, the PPP alone has supported the employment of more than 50 million American workers and greater than 80% of the small business payroll across the country.

 

PPP Loan Data as of July 24, 2020
PPP reports available for download

 

Loan Numbers

Loan Volume

Alaska

11,417

Nearly $1.3 billion

Idaho

30,490

Nearly $2.6 billion

Oregon

64,130

Nearly $7 billion

Washington

103,621

More than $12.3 billion

Pacific Northwest

209,658

More than $23 billion

National*

More than 5 million*

Nearly $520 billion*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*National data as of July 27, 2020

 

“More than 5,400 lenders nationwide stepped up to deliver PPP loans to small businesses, nonprofits and the self-employed. During the past few months, lenders have worked with us long hours, late nights and weekends to save America’s businesses and it’s paying off,” SBA Pacific Northwest Regional Administrator Jeremy Field. “Lenders have told me many stories about tears of joy and gratitude from their small business clients. Their individual stories validate the impactful data we’re seeing.”

 

The last day the SBA can accept new PPP applications is Aug. 8. However, Field advises local businesses and eligible organizations to start the PPP application process this week as connecting with a lender and compiling necessary paperwork can take some time.

 

He adds that the Aug. 8 deadline is for lenders to submit applications to the SBA for approval so a borrower needs to submit their application and paperwork ahead of that date.

 

Borrowers will work with and apply to their lenders for PPP loan forgiveness. More information on PPP forgiveness is available at www.sba.gov/paycheckprotection.

 

 

SBA Debt Relief Another Financing Option

 

For small businesses that need additional financing beyond the PPP, the SBA will pay six months of principal, interest, and any associated fees that borrowers owe for all loans in its traditional lending programs – specifically 7(a), 504, and Microloans – disbursed prior to Sept. 27, 2020.

 

The agency has already been paying these fees for current 7(a), 504, and Microloans in regular servicing status.

 

“Access to capital has always been a top need for small businesses and that is even more so true as businesses navigate a new economic reality,” Field said. “As part of our agency’s relief efforts, we want more businesses to know of this added benefit to traditional SBA loan programs. Our network of lenders stepped up for the PPP and we will continue to work with them to provide small businesses financing through the SBA 7(a), 504 and Microloan programs.”

 

More information about SBA Debt Relief is at www.sba.gov/coronavirusrelief.

 

 

EIDL Still Available for Businesses, Nonprofits

 

EIDL applications continue to be processed and accepted as another financing option for small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

 

In just three months, the SBA approved and disbursed nearly twice as many EIDL loans for COVID-19 than it has for all other disasters in the combined 67-year history of the agency.

 

EIDL and EIDL Advance Data as of July 15, 2020

Full EIDL and EIDL Advance reports available for download

 

EIDL Loan Numbers

EIDL Loan Volume

Advance Loan Numbers

Advance Loan Volume

Alaska

6,290

$383 million

10,389

Nearly $33 million

Idaho

9,934

Nearly $562 million

19,893

Nearly $61 million

Oregon

30,967

Nearly $1.8 billion

57,712

$183 million+

Washington

51,397

$3.2 billion+

96,247

Nearly $309 million

Pacific Northwest

98,588

Nearly $6 billion

184,241

Nearly $586 million

National

2.6 million+

$150 billion+

5.7 million+

$20 billion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More information about the EIDL is at www.sba.gov/disaster.

 

For more information about all COVID-19 resources and financing options for small businesses visit www.sba.gov/coronavirus.  

 


 

About the U.S. Small Business Administration  

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov. The Pacific Northwest Region serves Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.