SBA offers disaster assistance loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace uninsured/underinsured disaster damaged property in the Florida counties of: Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla and Washington. These disaster loans offer an affordable way for individuals and businesses to recover from damages caused by Hurricane Michael.
SBA offers only economic injury disaster assistance loans in the contiguous Florida counties of: Dixie, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Madison and Walton.
Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) – 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.
Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on SBA disaster assistance.
Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339.
Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
Applicants that registered with FEMA and received letters of referral to SBA are invited to go to the closest local Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) or Mobile Business Recovery Centers (MBRC). The SBA staff at the local DRC can provide applicants with information about disaster loans, answer questions and assist businesses in completing the SBA application.
For closest DRC’s or MBRC’s in Bay County area please see the list below:
DRC Bay County Public Library (Bay County) 898 West 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32401 CST Sun-Sat 9:00A-6:00P
DRC John B Gore Park (Bay County) 599 Beulah Avenue, Calloway FL 32404 CST Sun-Sat 9:00A-6:00 P
Mobile Business Recovery Center (MBRC) (Bay County) Public Library 898 West 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32401 CST Mon-Sat (9:00A-6:00P)
Mobile Business Recovery Center (MBRC) (Bay County) Mexico Beach City Hall, 201 Paradise Path, Mexico Beach, FL 32456 CST Mon-Sat (8:00A-5:00P) * MBRC open Wednesday, November 28, 2018 & will close Saturday December 08, 2108 @ COB