Emergency Bridge Loans & More Florida Small Business Support | Keap

Chapter 01: Florida Small Business Help

Florida small business assistance can be found in the form of loans being provided by the government at the state and federal levels below:

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering the following resources:

  • Small businesses in Florida can apply for loans directly on the U.S. Small Business Administration website.
  • The disaster customer service center is available to small businesses at 800-659-2955, or email [email protected]. For deaf and hearing impaired, call 800-877-8339.
  • Disaster assistance is now available to all Florida small businesses by clicking here.
  • Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan (EBL)

  • Florida has started the Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, which provides short-term, interest-free and fee-free loans to eligible small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Loans are interest free with a one-year term and amounts up to $50,000. The filing deadline is May 8, 2020. Click here to apply.
  • Other resources that are currently assisting small businesses in Florida during the coronavirus pandemic:

  • Department of Management Services
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
  • Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County
  • Miami Beach COVID-19 Assistance Programs
  • The SBA South Florida District Office will host a series of Small Business Recovery webinars to provide the latest information on how the SBA is helping small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of COVID-19. For a schedule, click here.
  • Keap's $100,000 Keep Going Grant for small businesses. Click here to apply.
  • Facebook’s $100 million grant program to help small businesses in the form of cash grants or ad credits. Apply here.