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Florida Small Business Emergency Loan Program Activated

Are you a small business impacted by COVID-19? Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Loan Program that will provide up to $50 million in support.

This includes all Florida counties statewide experiencing economic damage due to COVID-19 Virus.

Some of the qualifications are (see Florida Disaster Loan for more details):

  • For profit, privately held small businesses
  • Business established before March 9, 2020
  • Business with 2 to 100 employees
  • Up to $50,000 per eligible small business
  • Applications accepted through May 8, 2020

For more details and how to apply, please visit:

Additionally, here is some guidance from Florida Department of Health for Businesses and Employers:

CareerSource Southwest Florida is actively monitoring key developments related to COVID-19. As the situation continues to evolve for our state, our team is committed to ensuring our partners like you have easy-to-use resources, information and preparedness tips to share with employees and community partners.

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