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WISBDC Offering Free Webinars to Assist Small Business Owners with SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The Workforce and Illinois Small Business Development Center is offering webinars at no-cost to assist small business owners with the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

How to Prepare & Apply for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories – Illinois included – low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans ( offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses; 2.75% for non-profits.

These webinars will provide details about the program, including what documents are necessary to apply. All of the webinars will cover the same information. Registration is required.

Tuesday, March 24th at 3:30 PM:

Wednesday, March 25th at 9:00 AM:

Thursday, March 26th at 8:30 AM:

If you have any questions, please call 618-252-5400 ext. 2312 or email We are meeting with clients remotely via phone, email, or web conferencing. 

To become a client, please click the following link and choose the Workforce and Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Illinois College:

You can also learn more about our available webinars and workshops on our Facebook page:


Arla Murphy

Business Development Specialist

Workforce & Illinois Small Business Development Center

Southeastern Illinois College

3575 College Road

Harrisburg, IL 62946

618-252-5400 Ext: 2312


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