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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans now open for Ohio Small Businesses
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans now open for Ohio Small Businesses
Portage County Development Board
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Thanks to a concerted effort by our partners throughout the state, Ohio small business can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL).

What's an EIDL?

The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits.

EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills.

The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%.

EIDLs have long-term repayment options, up to a maximum of 30 years. Terms are determined on a case-by-case basis, based on borrower's ability to repay.

How do I apply? 

Online at SBA.gov/disaster

Need help? 

Call the SBA's Disaster Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can call 800-877-8339.