Grand Isle County added to disaster declaration for private non-profit organizations

first_imgThe US Small Business Administration announced today that Grand Isle County is added to the disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) in Vermont that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature. The deadline to submit disaster loan applications is Oct. 31, 2011 for damages caused by Tropical Storm Irene that occurred on Aug. 27 – Sept. 2, 2011.Non-Profit Organizations located in Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin,Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Washington, Windham, Windsor and the newly added Grand Isle County in Vermont are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Examples of eligible non-critical PNP organizations include, but are not limited to, food kitchens, homeless shelters, museums, libraries, community centers, schools and colleges.PNP organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets.  The SBA may increase a loan up to 20 percent of the total amount of disaster damage to real estate and/or leasehold improvements, as verified by SBA, to make improvements that lessen the risk of property damage by future disasters of the same kind.The SBA also offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help meet working capital needs, such as ongoing operating expenses to PNP organizations of all sizes.  Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance is available regardless of whether the organization suffered any physical property damage.Interest rates are as low as 3 percent with terms up to 30 years. The SBA sets the loan amounts and terms based on each applicant’s financial condition.Disaster loan information and application forms may be obtained by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET or by sending an e-mail todisastercustomerservice@sba.gov(link sends e-mail). Applications can also be downloaded from www.sba.gov(link is external). Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.  Those affected by the disaster may also apply for disaster loans electronically from SBA’s website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/(link is external).The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is October 31, 2011.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 1, 2012 .  For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov(link is external) .SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —last_img read more

Governor Wolf Congratulates Row Officers on Swearing-In Day

SHARE Email Facebook Twitter January 17, 2017 Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf congratulated Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, and Treasurer Joe Torsella as they took the oath of office:“Today, I would like to congratulate Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, and Treasurer Joe Torsella as they take their oath of office and commit themselves to the public service of the commonwealth. By working together, we can continue to challenge Harrisburg’s status quo to give Pennsylvanians a government they deserve.“I have full confidence that Auditor General DePasquale, Attorney General Shapiro, and Treasurer Torsella will use their experience and expertise to fulfill the duties of their office with dignity and honor. Our row officers will serve Pennsylvanians well by standing by their principles and pursing all efforts with openness and transparency. I look forward to working with them in giving Pennsylvanians a reason to trust their government.”Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Governor Wolf Congratulates Row Officers on Swearing-In Day read more