SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Enterprise Administration’s Catastrophe Area Operations Heart-West introduced as we speak that S(BA) has accepted greater than $15 million in federal catastrophe loans for Louisiana companies and residents impacted by Hurricane Delta that occurred Oct. 6-10, 2020. In line with Garfield, S(BA) has accepted $15,945,200 to assist companies and residents rebuild and get better from this catastrophe.
“S(BA)’s catastrophe help staff are dedicated to serving to companies and residents rebuild as shortly as doable,” stated Garfield. Companies and residents in Acadia, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes who sustained damages are inspired to register previous to the Dec. 15, 2020, deadline with the Federal Emergency Administration Company at www.disasterassistance.gov. “Don’t miss out on any assistance you may be entitled to by not registering for help. You don’t need to wait for your insurance to settle or obtain a contractor’s estimate,” she added.
In line with SWLA Financial Growth Alliance President George Swift, S(BA)’s catastrophe help group is continuous its partnership with the Chamber of Commerce workers on the Southwest Entrepreneurial and Financial Growth (SEED) heart to offer one-on-one help to the enterprise neighborhood that has been devastated by Hurricanes Delta and Laura. “We’re very happy to have S(BA)’s continued help out there to fulfill with enterprise house owners to debate their particular person conditions from these two devastating hurricanes,” Swift added.
Because of the COVID pandemic, providers are supplied by appointment solely and all providers are supplied freed from cost. To schedule an appointment to fulfill with an S(BA) customer support consultant please name the SWLA Financial Growth Alliance at (337) 433-3632. The middle is open as indicated beneath.
CALCASIEU PARISHEnterprise Restoration CenterSouthwest Entrepreneurial and Financial Growth (SEED) CenterWillis Noland Convention Heart, Second Ground4310 Ryan St.Lake Charles, LA 70605Mondays – Fridays, 9 a.m. – three p.m.
“S(BA) customer support representatives will meet with every enterprise proprietor to clarify how an S(BA) catastrophe loan will help finance their restoration. They’ll reply questions on S(BA)’s catastrophe loan program, clarify the appliance course of and assist every enterprise proprietor full their digital loan software,” stated Garfield.
Companies of all sizes and personal nonprofit organizations may borrow as much as $2 million to restore or substitute broken or destroyed actual property, equipment and gear, stock and different enterprise belongings. The S(BA) may also lend extra funds to assist enterprise and residents with the price of making enhancements that shield, stop or decrease the identical sort of catastrophe injury from occurring sooner or later.
For small companies, small agricultural cooperatives, small companies engaged in aquaculture, and most non-public, nonprofit organizations of any measurement, S(BA) provides Financial Damage Catastrophe Loans to assist meet working capital wants brought on by the catastrophe. Financial Damage Catastrophe loan help is out there no matter whether or not the enterprise suffered any property injury.
For enterprise house owners who’re unable to go to the enterprise restoration heart, they may apply on-line utilizing S(BA)’s safe web site at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/.
Catastrophe loans as much as $200,000 can be found to householders to restore or substitute broken or destroyed actual property. Owners and renters are eligible for as much as $40,000 to restore or substitute broken or destroyed private property.
As well as, S(BA) has additionally opened a Digital Catastrophe loan Outreach Heart to assist householders and renters. Buyer Service Representatives can be found to enterprise house owners and people to reply questions on S(BA)’s catastrophe loan program, clarify the appliance course of and assist every particular person full their digital loan software.
Digital Catastrophe loan Outreach CenterMonday – Sunday (7 days/week)eight a.m. – eight p.m. EDTFOCWAssistance@sba.gov(800) 659-2955
These providers are solely out there for the Louisiana catastrophe declaration on account of Hurricanes Delta and Laura and never for COVID-19 associated help.
To be thought-about for all types of catastrophe help, survivors should first contact the Federal Emergency Administration Company at www.disasterassistance.gov. Candidates may apply on-line, obtain extra catastrophe help data and obtain purposes at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/. Candidates may additionally name S(BA)’s Buyer Service Heart at (800) 659-2955 or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org for extra data on S(BA) catastrophe help. People who’re deaf or onerous of listening to may name (800) 877-8339. Accomplished purposes ought to be mailed to U.S. Small Enterprise Administration, Processing and Disbursement Heart, 14925 Kingsport Street, Fort Price, TX 76155.
The deadline to use for property injury is Dec. 15, 2020. The deadline to use for financial harm is July 16, 2021.
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