Free Supplies/Help for Civil Unrest Impactees - Plus Nov. 2 is SBA's Physical Disaster Loan Deadline for Civil Unrest Damages

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Did you know that SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters and businesses?

Deadline for Physical Disaster Loans Nov. 2

The SBA deadline for businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters to apply for a physical disaster loan is Nov. 2. Anyone in the declared counties in Minnesota with damages caused by the civil unrest that occurred from May 27, 2020 through June 8, 2020 should apply for SBA low-interest disaster loans.

The declaration covers Hennepin County and the adjacent counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne and Wright in Minnesota.

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Three types of SBA Disaster Loans Available

  1. Physical Disaster Loans -  to repair or replace disaster-damaged property owned by the business. Businesses of any size are eligible. Private, non-profit organizations such as charities, churches, private universities, etc., are also eligible.
  2. Economic Injury Disaster Loans - working capital to help small businesses,  and non-profits meet their financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. 
  3. Home Disaster Loans -  for homeowners or renters to repair or replace disaster-damaged real estate and personal property, including automobiles.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at DisasterLoanAssistance.sba.gov.

For more information, call the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or send an e-mail to DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov. Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. For more information about SBA recovery assistance, visit sba.gov.

The filing deadline to submit applications for physical property damage is Nov. 2, 2020. The deadline for economic injury applications is May 3, 2021.

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Donated Products and Services Available to those Impacted

Businesses, non-profits, and other organizations which are rebuilding due to damages caused by civil unrest may be able to receive donated products and business services available through the Twin Cities Community Rebuilding Coalition thanks to the generosity of other businesses and community members who've been donating useful items like office furniture, paint, ladders, subflooring and professional services.  Check out the options available at their website. 

tccrc.org

If you are not in need but interested in donating items or services, you can still do that at the site linked above too. 

SBA’s participation or support is not an endorsement of any products, service, or entity.


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