Jordan Kirkland - May 10th, 2019
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the launch of the Rebuild Florida Business Loan program with $40 million in state and federal funds to help small businesses that are still recovering from Hurricane Irma to rebuild and expand.
The announcement comes during National Small Business Week. This week is dedicated to showing support for Florida’s small businesses and entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses, create more jobs and develop sustainable and resilient communities.
The Rebuild Florida Business Loan program, a resiliency loan fund provided through a partnership with the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, will target industries that have been identified by the state as key strategic markets for future growth and will focus on creating and enhancing the diversification and resiliency of Florida’s economy.