Guidance and application forms have been released by the Department of Treasury pertaining to the Paycheck Protection Program. The funding contained in the $2.2 trillion CARES Act falls under four broad categories: (1) Assistance to individuals (2) Assistance to the health care system (3) Assistance to small businesses (4) Assistance to big business.  Attached are the clarifying documents for the Paycheck Protection Program created to assist small businesses as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The attachments include the following:

Beginning April 3, 2020 small businesses can apply to receive forgivable loans. You can apply through any existing SBA lender or through any federally insured depository institution, federally insured credit union, and Farm Credit System institution that is participating. Other regulated lenders will be available to make these loans once they are approved and enrolled in the program. You should consult with your local lender as to whether it is participating. Visit www.sba.gov for a list of SBA lenders.

The MCEDA Team stands ready to assist you. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.https://www.madisoncountyeda.com/about-us/staff/

About MCEDA:

As the leader of economic development for Madison County, MCEDA’s mission is to encourage the growth of the county’s existing business and industry, attract new investment and higher-paying jobs, and to increase Madison County’s competitiveness leading to a diverse, vibrant economy benefitting all the county’s citizens.

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