Carr Fire Recovery: Business Loans and Economic Loss

Was your business effected by the Carr Fire? 
Was it destroyed, damaged, or suffer economic distress? 
Either way we are here to help!
We at the Small Business Development Center are here to help you navigate this difficult time for your business. Whether you need advice on what to do next, how to get a loan, or other business advice, give us a call at (530) 222-8323 or fill out an application for one-on-one counseling at
Here are some of the loans currently available to you: 
  • There are some quick money, short-term loans for up to $5,000 available through SCED (Superior California Economic Development).
  • SBA (Small Business Association) has low-rate disaster loans available (up to $2 million) for anyone who's business was effected by the fire (physically or economically). This applies to businesses of all sizes, including non-profit businesses.
  • If you are a homeowner or renter who had fire damage, the SBA also has loans available for you. Just go to their website for more information. 
If you would like to meet with an SBA officer in person to discuss options for their business disaster loans you can meet with them Monday-Friday 8am-5pm at the  Business Recovery Center located at:

Superior California Economic Development Center
350 Hartnell Ave., Suite A
Redding, CA 96002

SBA disaster loans: The deadline to apply for property damage is Oct. 3, 2018. 
The deadline to apply for economic injury is May 6, 2019.
If you have yet to start a business we  have 
a FREE workshop coming up just for you!
How to Start your Business

A brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation and development of new business ventures. Includes a high level overview of the critical success factors for entrepreneurs, including business structures, the development of the business plan, and permits and licensing procedures.

Instructor: Joe Rodola, SBDC Consultant

Date: 8-23-18
Time: 5:30-7:00 PM

More classes coming soon. To stay up to date, go to our events page here.
  In addition to the workshops above we also provide FREE one-on-one consultation to assist local entrepreneurs in growing their business. This service is for current business owners as well as those who are looking to start a business. If you are interested in getting assistance with your business, give us a call at  (530) 222-8323 or visit our website at 

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.
  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Emily Christensen at 530.222.8323 or