Resources for Businesses Impacted
Small Business Administration Information
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to California businesses and residents affected by the Oak Fire.
Applicants may call SBA's Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on SBA disaster assistance. For people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services.
- The deadline for Economic Injury Disaster Loan is May 9th, 2023.
For more information, visit disasterloanassistance.sba.gov.
Low-Interest/Forgivable Disaster Loans
Owners of local businesses and startups affected by the Oak fire may qualify for business assistance and microenterprise loans. The checklist and application are available by calling Tara Schiff at 209-966-7990 or clicking here.
Disaster Loan Guarantees
Disaster loan guarantees for businesses impacted by the Oak Fire are being offered by Valley Small Business Development Center. For more information on how this opportunity might benefit your business, contact loan officer Tim Rodriguez at 559-438-9680.
Licensed contractors who have lost their tools or equipment in the Oak Fire can receive help with tool replacement. For more information, contact Tara Schiff at 209-966-7990.
Resources for Vineyards Post-Fire
To learn more about the smoke impacts on vineyards and post-fire recovery, click here.
Resources for Livestock Post-Fire
To learn more about grazing and the overall health of livestock following a fire, click here.