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How do we apply for small business help during this shutdown from the coronavirus?

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enrique asked 2 years ago

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Brittany Staff replied 2 years ago
Hello Enrique,

You’ll need to go to this website and apply: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

However, in order to qualify for the low interest SBA coronavirus relief loans, the governor of the state where your business is located needs to formally request that the SBA declare your county/region as “impacted.”

To find out if your area is eligible you can check your county/state website or visit this SBA site for a list of eligible disaster areas: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Declarations

We will also be continually updating this Workest article with a master list of states and counties eligible for SBA Coronavirus Relief Loans: https://www.zenefits.com/workest/a-master-list-of-states-and-counties-eligible-for-sba-coronavirus-relief-loans/

Wishing you the best of luck!

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