Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Small business owners and qualified agricultural businesses in all U.S. states and territories are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Agricultural businesses with 500 or fewer employees are now eligible as a result of new authority granted by Congress in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Agricultural businesses include those businesses engaged in the production of food and fiber, ranching, and raising of livestock, aquaculture, and all other farming and agricultural related industries (as defined by section 18(b) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 647(b)).
Additional Program Information
SBA Information Notice on Guidance Regarding Identification and Reporting of Suspicious Activity in the COVID-19 EIDL Loan Program: The purpose of this Notice is to provide a brief overview of COVID-19 assistance available under SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program, including both advances (grants) and direct loans, and to alert depository financial institutions to the potential for suspicious activity related to COVID-19 EIDL funds deposited into business or personal accounts.