THE SC SBDC IS OFFERING Disaster recovery assistance FOR YOUR BUSINESS
If your business is affected by the recent storm you can receive private no-cost assistance to:
- Assess the financial impact on your business and minimize losses
- Help you evaluate if you should reopen your business
- Reconstruct financial statements
- Prepare SBA disaster loan application and/or other financing options
- Evaluate options with creditors
- Develop strategies and full plan for your recovery
Since 1979, the S.C. Small Business Development Center (SC SBDC) has provided business counseling and technical assistance to more than 100,000 South Carolina small and mid-sized businesses.
An SC SBDC consultant can guide you step-by-step through recovering and rebuilding your business.
To find an SBDC office near you click here. You may also contact us by phone at: 1-803-777-0749.
The SC SBDC is operated in partnership with the U.S Small Business Administration through a consortium of USC, Clemson, Winthrop & SC State universities.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
After a Presidential disaster declaration, you must first register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. To obtain a registration number, call FEMA at 1-800-621-3362 (TTY: 1-800-462-7585) or visit DisasterAssistance.gov.
Disaster Recover Centers
You can locate a Disaster Recovery Center and receive personal, one-on-one help from an SBA representative. For more information or to find a location near you, please contact our Customer Service Center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters. SBA disaster loans can be used to repair or replace the following items damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster: real estate, personal property, machinery and equipment, and inventory and business assets.
You can apply online for all types of SBA disaster assistance loans. The online application is the fastest method to receive a decision about your loan eligibility. You also have the option of submitting a paper application by mail. For either application, you must submit the completed loan application and a signed and dated IRS Form 4506-T giving permission for the IRS to provide SBA your tax return information.
You may also apply in person at any Disaster Recovery Center and receive personal, one-on-one help from an SBA representative. For information or to find a location near you, please contact our Customer Service Center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail email@example.com.
Disaster Loan Application Mailing Address
U.S. Small Business Administration
Processing and Disbursement Center
14925 Kingsport Rd.
Ft. Worth, TX 76155-2243