Small Business Administration Approves
Mississippi’s Disaster Declaration
SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Mississippi Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus
Governor Tate Reeves announced disaster assistance for Mississippi small businesses and their employees impacted by the current outbreak of COVID-19.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will offer low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Mississippi small businesses suffering substantial
economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), according to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided
by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, to declare a disaster following
Governor Reeves’ request on March 18, 2020.
“Small businesses and their employees are struggling to stay afloat during this trying time, but we will get through this together. We are grateful that
SBA approved our request in such a swift, timely manner so we are better able to help Mississippi small businesses and their employees weather this
storm,” said Governor Tate Reeves.
Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications by Clicking Here.
Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339.
Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX
MEMA Seeks Businesses’ Help in Securing Supplies
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is seeking help from businesses that may be able to supply or have the capabilities to produce or manufacture
any of the following items:
Gloves Nitirle – medium, large, XL
Vent Filter PB980
Disposable Eye Wear
Decon Bio Kit
Collection Kit COVID-19
Aerogen Tubing Packs
If your business can assist with any of the items, please contact Mallory White, Director of External Affairs for the Mississippi
Emergency Management Agency, at email@example.com or
Lt. Seth Rogers: firstname.lastname@example.org