SBA Disaster Aid From Sourdough Fire


On Nov. 2, SBA made economic injury aid available to Washington.


  • SBA reported disaster assistance offered to Washington State small businesses economically impacted by Sourdough Wildfire that occurred Jul. 29 to Oct. 1, 2023.
  • The agency acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following a request for an emergency declaration received from Gov. Jay Inslee on Oct. 30. 2023.
  • Loan Eligibility
  • Disaster loan assistance is available in the Washington State counties of Chelan, Island, King, Kitsap, Okanogan, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom.
  • Small nonfarm businesses, agricultural cooperatives, businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofits of any size may qualify for assistance.
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) of up to $2 million help to meet financial obligations, expenses which could have been met had the disaster not occurred.
  • Eligibility is based on financial impact of disaster only and not on any actual damage.
  • Application Deadline
  • The deadline for submission of completed loan applications to SBA is Aug. 1, 2024.

Regulators SBA
Entity Types CNSM; Corp
Reference PR WA 20062-01, 11/2/2023
Functions BCS; Compliance; Operations; Reporting
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Corporate; Loan
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 11/2/2023
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 190211
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 11/2/2023
Report Section US Investment

Last substantive update on 11/06/2023