Deadline Approaching in Colorado for SBA Disaster Loans for Property Damage Due to Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes

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SBA News Release

Disaster Field Operations Center West

Release Date:  Sept. 25, 2023

Media Contact:  Mark W. Randle, 916-735‑1500,

Deadline Approaching in Colorado for SBA Disaster Loans for Property Damage Due to Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Jeffrey Lusk of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Colorado private nonprofit organizations of the Oct. 24 deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that occurred June 8 - 23. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

According to Lusk, eligible private nonprofits of any size may apply for SBA federal disaster loans of up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets. SBA can also lend additional funds to help with the cost of making improvements that protect, prevent or minimize disaster damage from occurring in the future. 

In addition, SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help eligible private nonprofits meet working capital needs caused by the disaster. Economic Injury Disaster Loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that cannot be paid because of the disaster’s impact. Economic injury assistance is available regardless of whether the private nonprofit suffered any property damage. Private nonprofits have until May 28, 2024, to apply for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. 

These low-interest federal disaster loans are available in Cheyenne, Douglas, El Paso, Elbert, Kit Carson, and Lincoln counties. 

The interest rate is 2.375 percent with terms up to 30 years. Loan amounts and terms are set by SBA and based on each applicant’s financial condition. 

Interest does not begin to accrue until 12 months from the date of the first disaster loan disbursement. SBA disaster loan repayment begins 12 months from the date of the first disbursement. 

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or email for more information on SBA disaster assistance. For people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155. 



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