U.S. Small Business Administration Reopens Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) & EIDL Advance Programs – Agricultural Businesses Included

Derek D’Auria, Executive Director of the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance, recently published information regarding another round of COVID-19 economic disaster relief: “If you didn’t apply the first time around, you may want to do so now. There is up to $10,000 advance that can be forgivable, $1000 per employee.” It covers small businesses, agricultural businesses, and non-profit organizations and the interest rate is 2.75%.

To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today.

“The SBA is strongly committed to working around the clock, providing dedicated emergency assistance to the small businesses and non-profits that are facing economic disruption due to the COVID-19 impact.  With the reopening of the EIDL assistance and EIDL Advance application portal to all new applicants, additional small businesses and non-profits will be able to receive these long-term, low interest loans and emergency grants – reducing the economic impacts for their businesses, employees and communities they support,” said SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza.  “Since EIDL assistance due to the pandemic first became available to small businesses located in every state and territory, SBA has worked to provide the greatest amount of emergency economic relief possible.  To meet the unprecedented need, the SBA has made numerous improvements to the application and loan closing process, including deploying new technology and automated tools.”

Contact information:
Derek D’Auria
Executive Director
Walworth County Economic Development Alliance
262-741-8134– Office 
derek@walworthbusiness.com | www.walworthbusiness.com

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