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Rubio Reminds Floridians of SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private Nonprofit Organizations

Oct 17, 2016 | Blog

The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to Private Nonprofit Organizations (PNPs) for physical losses up to its loan limits. Applicants may be eligible for a loan amount increase up to 20 percent of their physical damages, as verified by the SBA for mitigation purposes. Eligible mitigation improvements may now include a safe room or storm shelter to help protect property and occupants from future damage caused by a similar disaster. Additionally, PNPs can obtain loans for unmet working capital needs.
 
PNPs located in Citrus, Dixie, Hernando, Hillsborough, Leon, Levy, Pasco, and Pinellas counties in Florida are eligible to apply to SBA due to physical & economic damage resulting from Hurricane Hermine on Aug. 31 through Sept.11, 2016.
 
PNPs located in Alachua, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hardee, Jefferson, Lafayette, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Polk, Sumter, Taylor and Wakulla counties are eligible for economic damage only.
 
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Nov. 28, 2016. The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 28, 2017.
 
The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to PNP organizations for physical losses up to its loan limits. Applicants may be eligible for a loan amount increase up to 20 percent of their physical damages, as verified by the SBA for mitigation purposes. Eligible mitigation improvements may now include a safe room or storm shelter to help protect property and occupants from future damage caused by a similar disaster. Additionally, PNPs can obtain loans for unmet working capital needs.
 
Apply online at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
 
SBA’s Customer Service Center: 800-659-2955
(800-877-8339) for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.
Downloaded applications at: www.sba.gov/disaster.
Completed applications should be mailed to:
 
U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center
14925 Kingsport Road,
Fort Worth, TX 76155