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. 

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance Press Release --- Spanish Version

For additional information, please view the SBA Disaster Loan Fact Sheet or the Spanish version here.

Applicants may call SBA's Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov 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 Property Damage Disaster Loan is October, 10th 2022
  • 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.

Tool/Equipment Replacement

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. 

Vital Documents recovery

CREDIT CARDS 

Contact your bank and other places you obtained a credit card as soon as possible to report your cards lost or stolen.

INCOME TAX RECORDS

To obtain income tax records, contact your accountant or tax filing agency.  The IRS Tax Assistance Center can assist by appointment and can be contacted at 559-443-7741.

INSURANCE POLICIES

Contact your insurance provider to obtain a free copy of your policy.


TITLES OF DEEDS

Deeds need to be requested in person at the Mariposa County Assessor/Recorder's office located at 4982 10th Street Mariposa CA.