Small Business Administration

SBA offers hurricane relief loans for Santa Rosa County

SBA offers hurricane relief loans for Santa Rosa County

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced this week that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Santa Rosa County as a result of a hurricane, high winds, excessive rain and flooding on September 14-19, 2020. Under this declaration, the […]

SBA under fire for handling of COVID-19 response

SBA under fire for handling of COVID-19 response

With small businesses across the U.S. threatened with permanent closure due to COVID-19 interruptions, the U.S. government set aside $349 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA), these loans were meant to keep small businesses afloat and workers in their jobs. Small businesses could apply for the loan […]

What is small business?

What is small business?

From stay-at-home mothers selling handmade fashions to one-of-a-kind restaurants serving up authentic cuisine to a professional service firm boasting some of the highest employment numbers in the county, small business takes on many different shapes in Navarre. There are roughly 880 small businesses with physical locations in the 32566 ZIP code, according to Reference USA. […]