The Small Business Association (SBA) is offering disaster assistance to businesses and residents of Vermont following the recent severe storms and flooding. Visit disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/ela/s/ or call 1-800-659-2955 to learn more.
Low-interest loans are available to Vermonters for:
• Physical Damage to Business: Loan of up to $2 million to qualified businesses or most private nonprofit organizations.
• Economic (non-physical) Damage Assistance: Eligible small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and most private nonprofit organizations could receive additional support for non-physical damage.
SBA Business Recovery Centers will open this week for Customer Service Representatives to assist business owners and residents in filling out a disaster loan application, accept documents for existing applications, and provide updates on an application’s status. Centers will operate as indicated below until further notice:
Business Recovery Center – Washington County
Vermont Chamber of Commerce
751 Granger Road
Berlin, VT 05641
Opening: Tuesday, July 18, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Business Recovery Center – Windsor County
Engel & Völkers Okemo Building
126 Main Street
Ludlow, VT 05149
Opening: Wednesday. July 19, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hours: Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.