New York Deadline to Apply for SBA Working Capital Disaster Loans is Aug. 10

Jul 09, 2015, 09:28 ET from U.S. Small Business Administration

ATLANTA, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in New York of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for economic injury caused by snow, flooding, freeze and high winds on November 17 - 24, 2014.  The deadline to apply for a working capital disaster loan is Aug. 10, 2015.

"Businesses that suffered economic losses as a result of the disaster and want to apply for
low-interest loans from the SBA are urged to do so before the Aug. 10 deadline," said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA's Field Operations Center East in Atlanta. 

Low-interest disaster loans are available in Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties in New York.

Working capital disaster loans up to $2 million are available at 2.625 percent for private
nonprofit organizations and 4 percent for small businesses, with terms up to 30 years. The loans are intended to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable, and other expenses that could have been paid had the disaster not occurred.  To be considered for this assistance, eligible entities need to apply by the deadline.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA's secure website at

Applications and program information are available by calling the SBA's Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by sending an email to Loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBA's website at Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

The deadline to return economic injury applications is Aug. 10, 2015.

For more information about the SBA's Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at

Release Number: 15-299 NY 14196

Contact: Michael Lampton
Phone: (404) 331-0333

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SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration