Business Relief Funds

COVID-19 Related Small Business Stimulus Funds

Small Business HelpEl Mirage Small Business Owners: You may be eligible for federal stimulus funding for continued operations.

The CARES Act and subsequent stimulus funding established several temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak for small business through the SBA such as: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Emergency Injury and Disaster Loan (EIDL), express bridge loans and debt relief.

We are highlighting one of those programs below we anticipate will be available in January 2021 through the Emergency Injury and Disaster Loan (EIDL) program called an EIDL Advance. To learn more on how to prepare for application, and to apply for EIDL and other SBA funding, go to SBA.gov. 

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Additional Resources

For help with applying for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan, call 800-659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. You can also use a text telephone (TTY) by calling 1-800-877-8339. See additional information on COVID-19 relief options. Contact the SBA: https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/organization/contact-sba

New EIDL grants for 2021 Explained

Disclaimer: The City of El Mirage does not determine applicant eligibility, and the loan/grant is subject to all SBA final rules and procedures. The City is forwarding this information to encourage local small businesses to research this further to determine if EIDL might be applicable to their business. We recommend businesses speak with their professional accountants, financial advisors, attorneys and/or other professionals who can answer questions. The City is also providing a list of additional resources that could also help our local businesses make this determination. The City does not endorse specific financial institutions and provides information simply as additional resources.