04.07.2020
 
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Don’t know where to get started?
 
SBA’s disaster programs spelled out in just a few clicks.
 
Start with the Paycheck Protection Program to see forms; then next to Economic Injury Disaster Loans and advance; then next to Express Bridge Loans and then next to Debt Relief for existing and future SBA 7a, 504 and microloan.
 
The following questions might help point you in the right direction.
 
Do you need?
 
Capital to cover the cost of retaining employees.
 
Then the  Paycheck Protection Program  might be right for you.
 
A quick infusion of a smaller amount of cash to cover you right now.
 
You might want to look into an  Emergency Economic Injury Grant .
 
If you have an existing relationship with an SBA Express lender, the Express Bridge Loan  might be a good fit to get up to $25K quickly. Look for Express Lenders to ease your fears about keeping up with payments on your current or potential
 
SBA loan?
 
The  Small Business Debt Relief Program  could help.
 
Please direct inquiries and questions to the District Office email at
MassachusettsDO@sba.gov
 
Paycheck Protection Programs Frequently Asked Questions
 
Click here to view PDF of FAQs


SBA District and Regional Office Webinars on Disaster Assistance
 
SBA district and regional offices are offering webinars about Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
 
These webinars explain SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program and how you can apply for disaster assistance.
 
Sign up here for alerts.


Virtual Tutoring and Mentoring
 
Offices around the country may be closed to the Coronavirus pandemic, but SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, and Veterans Business Outreach Centers and other resource partners are providing free business mentoring and training by phone, email, and video.
 
Find an SBA resource partner here .


Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC) provides free virtual assistance.
MSBDC advisors can assist businesses with disaster loan applications.
Online request here for counseling.
If you are not part of the SouthCoast Region, find your region’s counselor here .
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