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.
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 [email protected]. Loan 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 deadline to return economic injury applications is Aug. 10, 2015.
For more information about the SBA's Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov/disaster.