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Update on the Targeted EIDL Advance

Effective immediately, applicants can send a request for reevaluation of a Targeted EIDL Advance application that was declined to the following email address: TargetedAdvanceReevaluation@sba.gov. Applicants should follow these instructions when […]

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Paycheck Protection Program Extended to May 31

As President Joe Biden signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law this week, extending the Paycheck Protection Program an additional two months to May 31, 2021, and then […]

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Governor Signs Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19

Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/SB 72 – Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19. The bill provides crucial liability protection to individuals, businesses, educational institutions, religious organizations, and health care […]

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program

SBA to Increase Lending Limit for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum amount small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. Starting the week of April 6, […]

EDC Board of Directors Resumes Search for President & CEO

SARASOTA, FL(February 1, 2021) — The EDC of Sarasota County has resumed search activity for President/CEO position after putting this project on hold last spring due to the pandemic and […]

Invest in Sarasota County

The EDC of Sarasota County diversifies our local economy and helps create jobs for Floridians. Investing in the EDC empowers us to grow our economy and attract more business to our region.

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