SBA Application Deadline Approaching


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding businesses, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Ohio affected by tornadoes that occurred on March 14 to apply for physical damage disaster loans by the July 1 deadline.

Additionally, the Business Recovery Center in Ohio will permanently close on Saturdays, beginning June 8. The center will remain open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until June 28.

Customer Service Representatives at SBA’s Business Recovery Center will assist business owners in completing their disaster loan applications, accept documents, and provide updates on an application’s status. Walk-ins are accepted, but you can schedule an in-person appointment at an SBA Disaster Recovery Center in advance.

Applicants may apply online and receive additional disaster assistance information at Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email [email protected] for more information on SBA disaster assistance. For people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services.

Submit completed loan applications to SBA no later than July 1, 2024. The deadline to submit economic injury applications is Feb. 3, 2025.