COVID-19 and Other Disaster Resources



Please note that updated information will be posted as details are received.


Program ended on May 31, 2021. However, existing borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness


EIDL is available for small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue- More info here: 
COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (


     Do you have a 7(a), 504 or Micro Loan already? Debt Relief is available:
     SBA Debt Relief


Shuttered Venue Operators Grant


Updated PPP Lender forms, guidance, and resources are available at and

Cross Program Eligibility on SBA COVID-19 Relief Options

SBA Disaster Recovery Q&A Sessions, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday – Was your small business affected by Covid-19? Are you looking for small business funding? You have questions, we have answers! Join us during our virtual hours and have your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) questions answered by a live person. Participants may call at anytime and are welcome to enter and exit at will. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting; Phone: 202-765-1264; Conference ID:  191 652 154. 

SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grants

Are you the business owner of a restaurant, food stand, food truck, food cart, caterer, saloon, inn, tavern, bar, lounge, brewpub, tasting room, taproom, licensed facility or premise of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products? If so and you lost revenue from 2019 to 2020, you likely qualify for a Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant. More Info.

Information on temporary changes to SBA loan programs, due to COVID-19 (expires 1/1/2022)

Additional Relief Information

Hurricane Sally Relief 

Three counties in the Florida Panhandle (Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa & Walton) have been designated eligible for federal relief due to Hurricane Sally. Click HERE for details. The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 21, 2021. For more information, please contact:

Bay County Public Library
898 W 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32401
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST)

Escambia County Business Recovery Center
East Pensacola Heights Clubhouse, 3208 East Gonzalez St., Pensacola, FL 32503
Hours: Sunday-Saturday (7 days a week)
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CST)

Escambia County Equestrian Center
7750 Mobile Highway, Pensacola, FL 32562
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST)

Gulf Breeze Community Center
800 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST)

Lexington Terrace Community Center
700 S. Old Corry Road, Pensacola, FL 32507
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST)

Marie Young Wedgewood Community Center
6405 Wagner Road, Pensacola, FL 32505
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST)

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds
1958 Lewis Turner Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST)

Okaloosa County Business Recovery Center
Bridgeway Center, Building C, 205 Shell Ave., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Hours: Sunday-Saturday (7 days a week)
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CST)


The Florida Veterans Business Outreach Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with Gulf Coast State College and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.