Small Business Administration http://wkms.org en Purchase Area Development District Receives $500K in SBA Microloan Funding http://wkms.org/post/purchase-area-development-district-receives-500k-sba-microloan-funding <p>The Purchase Area Development District has received $500,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist new or expanding businesses in seeking an SBA microloan.</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:19:45 +0000 John Null 38616 at http://wkms.org Purchase Area Development District Receives $500K in SBA Microloan Funding Small Business Disaster Loan Deadline Approaches http://wkms.org/post/small-business-disaster-loan-deadline-approaches <p></p><p>Small businesses and agriculture operatives have less than a month left to apply for federal economic injury disaster loans as result of this summer’s drought. The deadline for the Small Business Administration assistance is March 12. &nbsp;Loans through the program can be up to $2 million with interest rates as low as four percent for eligible small businesses and three percent for nonprofits. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:23:26 +0000 Whitney Jones 28221 at http://wkms.org Small Business Disaster Loan Deadline Approaches Quinn Announces Aid for Tornado Victims http://wkms.org/post/quinn-announces-aid-tornado-victims <p>Harrisburg and other southern Illinois communities affected by a deadly tornado in February are getting up to $13 million in state and Small Business Administration aid.&nbsp; Governor Pat Quinn&#39;s office announced yesterday the help includes reimbursements to local governments for some of their disaster-related expenses and road improvements. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:26:58 +0000 Associated Press 17497 at http://wkms.org Quinn Announces Aid for Tornado Victims