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York SBDC is now a Business Recovery Center

We at the York SBDC are aware that many of you have experienced loss of power and property damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Both the federal and state government has made disaster declarations with respect to the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the State of New York.


Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Information

Come in and sit with one of our Certified Business Counselors for help with your applications
The Recovery Business Center Office Hours will be Monday to Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM.

In Need of Financial Assistance?

The U.S. Small Business Administration has resources to help you rebuild your business. You may be eligible for financial assistance up to $2 million in loans. SBA is providing low-interest, long-term loans for physical and economic damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Disaster Assistance Checklist

  1. Take photographs of the damage. Keep track of losses and repairs as they occur.
  2. Evaluate your insurance coverage. Obtain a copy of your policy.
  3. Begin the SBA Disaster Loan Process.

Disaster Business Loans

Business Physical Disaster Loans

Loans to businesses to repair or replace disaster damaged property owned by the business,

including real estate, inventories, supplies, machinery and equipment. Businesses of any size are eligible. Private, non-profit organizations such as charities, churches, private universities, etc., are also eligible.

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Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

Working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. These loans are intended to assist through the disaster recovery period.

The SBA Disaster Business Loan Application is available to fill out and submit online at

Need Help with you Application? Come in and sit with one of our Certified Business Counselors for help with your applications.

Complete SBA Form #5 – Disaster Business Loan Application

Supporting Documents Needed:

  • Tax Information Authorization (IRS Form #8821)

  • Personal Financial Statement (SBA Form #413)

  • Monthly Sales Statement for EIDL

  • Schedule of Liabilities (SBA Form #2202)

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