The U.S. Small Business Administration has offered disaster loan assistance for many Washington counties and small business owners who are impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SBA launched a new website page dedicated to resources for small business owners. Such resources include: financing through SBA Loan Guarantee Program – working capital, microloans, express loans and lines of credit – as well as counseling services through the SBA Resource Partner Network.
The goal of the program is to first and foremost allow small businesses to focus on the health and well-being of their employees, communities and customers by doing their part in maintaining the safety, security and health of those they are in contact with.
Counties in Washington state, as well as Oregon and Idaho, include:
Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Kittitas, Lewis, Lincoln, Okanogan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Wahkiakum, YakimaGrays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Klickitat, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Thurston, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman
Benewah, Latah, Nez Perce
Gilliam, Hood River, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Wasco
For more information on the application process, please go to the Disaster Loan Assistance website at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
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