U.S. Small Business Administration http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. small businesses harmed by drought eligible for federal aid http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-small-businesses-harmed-drought-eligible-federal-aid <p>Missouri businesses directly harmed by the summer heat and drought can get low-interest loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration.<br />&nbsp;<br />Small nonfarm businesses, agricultural cooperatives and nonprofit organizations are eligible for up to $2 million for expenses caused by the drought.<br />&nbsp;<br />The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a disaster for 114 Missouri counties, making farmers eligible for low-interest loans and other assistance.<br />&nbsp; Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:58:27 +0000 The Associated Press 4233 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. small businesses harmed by drought eligible for federal aid Grants and loans for disaster relief in St. Louis County have reached over $3.5 million http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/grants-and-loans-disaster-relief-st-louis-county-have-reached-over-35-million <p>As the six-month anniversary of the <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/white-house-issues-disaster-declaration-portions-mo-gov-pledges-aid">presidential disaster declaration</a> for Missouri approaches, federal disaster grants and loans have reached over $3.5 million in St. Louis County.</p><p>Grants and loans have been distributed by FEMA&rsquo;s Individuals and Household Programs, their Public Assistance Program and the Small Business Administration disaster loan program.</p><p>The money has been providing for those affected by disasters in St. Louis County.</p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 18:53:43 +0000 Alex Taylor 2399 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Grants and loans for disaster relief in St. Louis County have reached over $3.5 million Danforth to lead fundraising effort for Joplin http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/danforth-lead-fundraising-effort-joplin <p>A former Republican Senator from Missouri is leading a new non-profit organization that will offer business loans to businesses who want to build or expand in Joplin.</p> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 21:17:19 +0000 KSMU 1463 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Danforth to lead fundraising effort for Joplin SBA announces low-interest loans made available to tornado victims http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sba-announces-low-interest-loans-made-available-tornado-victims <p>The <a href="http://www.sba.gov/">U.S. Small Business Administration</a> announced today the availability of low-interest federal disaster loans to victims of the 2010-2011 <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/fema-survey-damage-new-years-eve-tornadoes">New Year's Eve tornadoes</a>.</p><p>According to an SBA release, the Administration acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following the <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-will-not-receive-fema-aid-nye-tornado-damage">denial on Jan. 26</a> of the state’s request for a major disaster declaration.</p> Sat, 29 Jan 2011 00:06:39 +0000 Kelsey Proud 427 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SBA announces low-interest loans made available to tornado victims Missouri will not receive FEMA aid for NYE tornado damage http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-will-not-receive-fema-aid-nye-tornado-damage <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-asks-federal-disaster-declaration-new-years-eve-tornadoes">formally requested federal aid</a> for victims of the New Year's Eve tornadoes that hit several areas of the state - but that request has been denied.</p> Thu, 27 Jan 2011 19:30:39 +0000 Kelsey Proud 411 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri will not receive FEMA aid for NYE tornado damage