Empire's Dream Builders™ UNITED
As businesses across the country struggle to deal with the current crisis that is affecting our world, Empire forges ahead continuing to support our customers by helping them navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Empire's Dream Builders™ UNITED is a symbol of hope during a time when it's needed most. Throughout the years we've dedicated ourselves to helping bakers and entrepreneurs fullfil their dreams of opening a bakery, cafe, bagel shop or restaurant. Today, through our Dream Builders&Trade; UNITED initiative, we aim to help preserve those dreams. Empire Bakery Equipment stands with YOU as you navigate the challenges ahead. Together, we will come out on top!
To help you traverse the current pandemic we have compiled a list of resources. Below you will find a list of Financial Relief Resources and Tips for Keeping Your Business on Track as you continue to operate your business and support your community during these uneasy times.
Please know that throughout this quickly evolving crisis, Empire Bakery Equipment remains open to provide critical services such as parts, service and support - to essential businesses such as yours.
Financial Relief Resources
- COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application
SBA is collecting the requested information in order to make a loan under SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program to the qualified entities listed in this application that are impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
- Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Overview
The CARES Act provides a solution that will help small businesses keep workers on the payroll. The CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) provides significant financial incentives for small businesses to hold on to current employees and to bring back employees who have been laid off or furloughed, even before their business is fully back up to speed.
- Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Information for Borrowers
The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to
small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis.
- Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program
Allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 with less paperwork.
- SBA Local Assitance
SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses. The SBA has 68 District Offices, as well as support provided by its Resource Partners, such as SCORE offices, Women’s Business Centers, Small Business Development Centers and Veterans Business Outreach Centers. When faced with a business need, use the SBA’s Local Assistance Directory to locate the office nearest you.
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- Applications for small business Paycheck Protection Program open April 3
Small businesses and sole proprietorships affected by the coronavirus pandemic can apply for loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) beginning Friday.
- Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Business Loan Forgiven
Portions of small-business loans from the new federal relief package can be converted to grants. Here's how to qualify.
- List Of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Business Relief Programs
A list of federal, state and lender-specific support to pursue, which will be updated to include programs as they’re released and refined. Return to this page regularly.
Tips to Keep Your Business on Track
We've compiled a list of Tips & Tricks you can use to help work through the challenges ahead. Click on an image below for an expanded view!
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