SBA Stands Ready to Assist California Businesses and Residents Affected by the Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to California businesses and residents as a result of President Trump’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced.


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For Immediate, FREE Business Assistance from the Camp Fire Disaster contact:

Butte College Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Butte College Skyway Center
2480 Notre Dame Blvd.
Chico, CA 95928
Tel: (530) 895-9017



SBA Disaster Assistance Information: Press Release

Your business may not have been physically damaged but if you have lost income due to the Carr fire then the SBA (Small Business Administration) has low interest rate loans available to help you bounce back from your economic distress.

The  Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) available for the Carr Fire can cover up to $2 million for anyone's business that was impacted economically by the fire. This applies to businesses of all sizes.

We at the Small Business Development Center are here to help you navigate this difficult time for your business. Whether you need advice on what to do next, how to get a loan, or other business advice, give us a call at (530) 222-8323 or fill out an application for counseling at

SBA disaster loans: The deadline to apply for property damage is October 3rd, 2018. The deadline to apply for economic injury is May 6th, 2019.


For Immediate, FREE Business Assistance from the Carr Fire Disaster contact:
Shasta-Cascade Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
580 Airport Road
Redding, CA 96002
Tel: (530) 222-8323
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