Category Archive for: ‘Disaster Preparedness’

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    COVID-19 Pandemic Broadens Access to Training for Entrepreneurs

    TAMPA (March 5, 2021) – With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the Florida SBDC at University of South Florida immediately halted all of its in-person events. The center typically hosts between 80 to 100 events each year at its Channelside Drive […]

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    Governor Activates Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses

    Florida SBDC at USF to Administer Loans in 10-county Tampa Bay region TAMPA (March 17, 2020) – The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida will facilitate the loan process for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, for small businesses in the Tampa […]

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    Coronavirus: Small Business Updates and Resources

    COVID-19 Emergency Bridge Loan Extensions: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) sent an email on April 21, 2021, to COVID-19 Emergency Bridge Loan recipients with directions regarding how to apply for a repayment extension. The email came from “Rebuild Florida No Reply” with the […]

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    President Declares Major Disaster for Florida

    WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Hermine during the period of August 31 to September 11, […]

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    Deadline Approaching in Florida for SBA Working Capital Loans

    ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Oct. 17 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Florida as a result of excessive rain […]

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    Hurricane Hermine – Business Disaster Assessment Survey

    The Florida Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center http://flvbeoc.org/ has activated its damage assessment survey for all businesses to register the impact from the storm http://flvbeoc.org/index.php?action=bda Please help us get this information to the local businesses so that they can register their damages and help the […]

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