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Small Business Emergency Assistance
A partnership between the University of Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center and the Northwest Arkansas Council
We are here to help your businesses during the crisis.
This is a free service available to any business. Some services also will be available to non-profits that meet the Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance funding requirements.
- Assisting with loan applications
- Financial reviews
- One-on-one counseling
- Market research
- Educational outreach
- Business planning
Serving as a liaison to government agencies and lending institutions.
Contact us at BusHelp@uark.edu or (479) 575-5148 to get started.
Due to the emergency circumstances, business services will be provided remotely via phone and video conferencing.
Serving these counties:
NWA Chambers of Commerce
Impact NWA - NW Arkansas Community Support During COVID-19 Crisis
Loan subsidies to be made available to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture producers, and nonprofit organizations which have been impacted by financial losses as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This funding could enable the Small Business Administration to provide an estimated $7 billion in loans to these entities.
Eligibility: small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture producers, and nonprofit organizations