Hart County Added for SBA Disaster Declaration in Georgia

May 22, 2015, 10:17 ET from U.S. Small Business Administration

ATLANTA, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that the county of Hart has been added to the Presidential declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by the severe winter storm on Feb. 15 – 17, 2015.

PNPs that provide non-critical services located in Banks, Barrow, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oglethorpe, Pickens, Stephens and White counties in Georgia are eligible to apply.  Examples of eligible non-critical PNP organizations include, but are not limited to, food kitchens, homeless shelters, museums, libraries, community centers, schools and colleges.

The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to Private NonProfit organizations for physical losses up to its loan limits.  Approved loans can be increased for protective measures to lessen similar future damages.  Additionally, PNPs can obtain loans for unmet working capital needs.  To be considered for this assistance, PNPs need to apply by the deadline.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA's secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Disaster loan information and application forms may also be obtained by calling the SBA's Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Applications can also be downloaded from the SBA's website 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. 

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is June 19, 2015.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is January 20, 2016.

For more information about the SBA Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov/disaster.

Release Number: 15-248, GA 14284/14285

Contact: Michael Lampton
Email: Michael.Lampton@sba.gov
Phone
: (404) 331-0333

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SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration



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