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Help for small business members

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Help for small business members

As of May 6, 2021, we will no longer be accepting applications for PPP loans. We are still available to help you with other forms of business assistance.

Understanding forgiveness of Payment Protection Program (PPP) loans

Have questions? The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, is providing guidance to address borrower and lender questions concerning forgiveness of PPP loans.


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

The SBA provides advice, guidance and loan resources about issues like paycheck protection, SBA debt relief and local assistance, among other valuable topics.

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

If you need further assistance, please email our small business lending department or call us at 314.962.6363 or 618.239.6363.

Free counseling available for small businesses in Jefferson County

The Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County (EDC) has partnered with the St Louis Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to offer counseling to individuals looking to start, grow, or triage their business in Jefferson County.

By hosting SBDC services from the EDC office in Hillsboro, Jefferson County business and those looking to start-up will have convenient access to trained counselors who can provide help accessing capital, identifying market opportunities, business planning, risk management, and managing growth. All stages, all types, and all industries are welcomed.

Appointments for counseling can be requested through the EDC website, calling 636.797.5336, or email at EDCjeffcomo@gmail.com. All counseling is offered confidentially and at no-cost to registered clients of the SBDC.