Details provided by the MN SBA District Office

New Video – SBA Disaster Loan Training

Minnesota small businesses can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Our office has been hosting twice daily training’s to help answer questions and provide tips for applying, but they have filled up fast!

To help meet demand, and give you access to the materials 24/7, we created this video.

It provides the same training we are providing in our live events but in a condensed form and with many of the questions we’ve been getting from small businesses answered in the content.

Special thanks to the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce for helping us meet demand by hosting this video on their website.

Emergency Fund for NGO’s from Otto Bremer Trust

The Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) announced the creation of a $50 million emergency fund to be set up through its Community Benefit Financial Company subsidiary to provide financial support to Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Montana nonprofits and other community organizations. The new fund will provide emergency funding, loans, lines of credit, and other financial resources to organizations impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more by reading their full news release.


Coronavirus-related Posters from Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor has shared posters related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

New Info from the IRS

There are two new pages on, plus the original page – Coronavirus Tax Relief.

  1. NEW!   IRS Operations During COVID-19: Mission-critical functions continue. This page provides an overview of changes related to IRS operations and guidance for taxpayers during this period.
  2. NEW!   FAQs – excellent info!  Filing and Payment Deadlines Questions and Answers

Info from SBA Partners and Other Agencies

We will continue to share additional resources as they become available.  This is by no means an all-inclusive list, but we hope it gives you a good starting point to get the help you need to deal with the crisis at hand.
Local Partner Info

Federal Program Info


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