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CLICK HERE FOR COVID-19 Small Business Resources and SBA Disaster Loan Updates


Get Free Help Today from SBDC business counselors to find out how to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans and access other SBA and CARES Act programs, including Express Bridge Loans, Shuttered Venue Operators Grants, and Debt Relief to provide relief for your struggling small business and create a roadmap for the months ahead.

We update this page regularly with current officially-released resources.  Please check back regularly in this fluid and rapidly changing environment.

For questions on the status of your SBA EIDL or EIDL Advance application, please contact  the SBA Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Eastern Time) or email

Please explore the sections below to find information about your business and COVID-19.

Paycheck Protection Program


The new Paycheck Protection Program Act began accepting applications on January 11, 2021. You can find details on this program, its updated guidelines, and its staggered application timeline HERE.


Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Terms, Applications, and FAQ (Updated January 19, 2021)


PPP Information

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

How to Apply

You can apply for an SBDA Disaster Loan here.

You can request free assistance with preparing financial statements and submitting the loan application from the AZ SBDC and other SBA partners.

Review the SBA’s EIDL FAQs here.


New applications for EIDL loans are being still accepted by the SBA. 

Individualized Free Assistance

Get free expert confidential advice and assistance from local SBDC counselors on how to save your business and keep it on track.

Services Include

  • SBA Loan Assistance
  • Identifying Sources of Capital    
  • Business Assessment
  • Marketing Strategy    
  • Cash Flow Concerns    
  • Supply Chain Interruptions
  • Government Contracting Opportunities
  • Veteran, Minority, and Women-Owned Certification
  • Workshops, Webinars, and Training
  • Help Identify SBA Program Lenders
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