How to apply...
Applications are filed with the nearest available SBA disaster area office or special disaster field office. One copy of SBA Form 5 and Form 1368 are provided for this purpose.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Applicant is notified of approval by authorization letter from SBA disaster office.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.