Free Assistance Preparing Disaster Loan Applications & with Other COVID-19 Challenges

It is completely understood that despite all the information being published, this time is still overwhelming and scary, especially when it comes to understanding laws and making financial decisions that are completely foreign to you and your business. This said, did you know that you do not have to figure everything out alone?! Free resources exist to assist you and do everything they can to help you get through this difficult time.

Specifically, if you need assistance preparing a disaster loan application and with other post-disaster challenges, the Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County business consultants are available to assist small businesses *at no-cost*. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, click here to visit Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County to request a *free* phone or virtual appointment.

In need of additional assistance or legal or legislative advice? Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, a full-service business law firm committed to providing quality legal services to individuals, small businesses, health care providers, non-profit organizations, Fortune 500’s and international corporations, is hosting a 24/7 COVID-19 Resources Center to provide the most up-to-date legal and legislative updates on demand. Included in such portal are resources related to maintaining, operating and funding small and large businesses; healthcare; employment; bridge loans; business insurance coverage; creditors’ rights; immigration; force majeure; and more.

Additionally, to provide clients and the community with the highest level of service, Shumaker has a 24/7 COVID-19 Legal and Legislative Helpline. If you have a legal or legislative question related to the coronavirus pandemic, call (800) 427-1493 at any time. Fun fact - depending on when you call, you may reach Spread Your Sunshine Founder Melanie Griffin, an attorney of the Shumaker law firm and Senior Advisor, Business-to-Business Relationships with Shumaker Advisors. Her upcoming shifts are from 6 PM – 7 AM on Tuesday, March 31st and Sunday, April 5th.

Finally, if information is needed about financial assistance available to your small business, please see our March 18thMarch 23rdMarch 24th and March 25th posts.

Please let the forgoing information be a good reminder that you are not alone at this time. Now, more than ever, people want to help YOU succeed. So, take a deep breath, embrace the weekend, and let us know how we can help you.

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