The Harrison County center is located at SBA Gulfport Branch Office, Hancock Bank Plaza, 2510 14th Street, Ste. 103 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Businesses and nonprofits of any size may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets.
The Economic Injury Disaster Loan program is designed to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster for small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations. This assistance is available regardless of whether the business suffered any physical property damage. To apply online, go to SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/
Deadline to return applications for physical property damage is October 31, 2012. Deadline to return economic injury applications is May 30, 2013.
Additional details on the loan process application may be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955; for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, (800) 877-8339 or via email to disastercustomerservice@