SBA is working diligently to meet customer demand for the EIDL and make the process as user-friendly and easy as possible for you. As we make changes, we will have update periods where things will be in flux. While this is happening now, we still want to make sure you have a way to fill out and submit your application. If you are having issues accessing the website, try clearing your browsing data/cache. Also, as things are improved, we will update you accordingly with the new information.
As of this moment, small businesses and non-profits can apply in two ways: 

  1. Fill out the PDFs and  supporting documentation and upload it using the online drop box. 

  2. Fill out the PDFs and mail them with the supporting documents to the address in Fort Worth, Texas, on the application.



Details on the Senate Bill - 3/26/2020




IMPORTANT NEWS: Process for online applications has changed

Questions - Check this link for more information


Express Bridge Loan 

Questions  on everyone's minds:

  • Do private non-profit organizations qualify for the Express Bridge loan?

  • Are the already submitted and in process applications o.k.?

  • What about the loans in process? Do they have to start over?

We are working to get all the information you need, and will post answers as we learn them. Check back often. In the meantime, you can also visit https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES)

With more than US$2 trillion in total relief andUS$350 billion in support for small businesses, this bill,if enacted, would represent the third phase of legislation
intended to help families and companies affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. 

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