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SBA Loan

Disaster Capital Resources

Federal appropriations for the SBA EIDL (loans and advances) and the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) have been exhausted.  Additional funding is being considered by Congress. The Florida SBDC at UNF is here to provide access to the disaster capital and resources your business needs to recover, rebuild and grow. For businesses adversely impacted by COVID-19 […]

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Activated for COVID-19

Florida small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) may now apply for short-term, interest-free loans through the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program. The purpose of the loan program, which was activated by Governor DeSantis, is to help business owners bridge the gap between the time the economic impact occurred and when a business […]

Opportunities for Black-Owned Businesses Are Thriving

By Ashley D. Bell Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, White House Policy Advisor for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Black History Month is celebrated every February; a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping U.S. history.  I am honored to highlight the […]

An Interview With Fred Crispen, Celtic Bank

The SBDC Blog caught up with Fred Crispen, Sr. V.P. of Celtic Bank. He recently moved his small business lending operation there. He and his crew appear to be just as progressive today in their lending as they always have.  How long have you been doing commercial loans, and what has been the most satisfying […]

Federal Government May Close, UNF SBDC to Remain Open.

As of this writing, it looks like the Federal government will be closing due to the budget impasse. In our world, that means the Small Business Administration offices will be closed and therefore most small business loans will not be going forward as there will be nobody there to process them. Here is the SBA’s […]

Looking for financing for your business?

The Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) Presents: Bagels & Bankers June 3, 20108:30 am to 10:30 amBeaver Street Enterprise Center1225 W. Beaver St.$10 per person – includes bagels! Looking for financing for your business? Need a loan? Ever wonder how SBA loan programs can help your business? Want to know more about the financing options […]

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