2013-09-16 18:11:04 -
Contact: Megan Ronk
State of Idaho Needs Businesses Impacted by Wildfires to Submit Information to
the Idaho Department of Commerce
BOISE, Idaho-September 16, 2013- The State of Idaho is seeking information from
small non-farm businesses affected by the 2013 Beaver Creek and Elk Complex
fires. The Idaho Department of Commerce is collecting information to request a
disaster declaration from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA).
If declared, it would make federal disaster loans available to small businesses
with working capital needs caused by the fires.
In order to submit a request to SBA, the State of Idaho will need five (5)
more small businesses located in Ada, Blaine, Boise, Butte, Camas, Custer,
Elmore, Gooding, Owyhee, Lincoln, Minidoka and Owyhee counties to complete and
submit the Idaho Department of Commerce SBA's Economic Injury Worksheet. The
worksheet may be found on the Commerce website at www.commerce.idaho.gov under
the "Communities" tab. Forms can be downloaded and sent by fax to
208.334.2631, by email to email@example.com
or mailed directly to:
Idaho Department of Commerce
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0093
Agricultural businesses are not eligible for the SBA program, but may seek
assistance from their county U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
Small businesses are asked to complete and submit their worksheets as soon as
possible so assistance can be targeted to areas with the greatest needs.
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