Who is eligible for an EIDL?
  • Small business concerns (including sole proprietorships, with or without employees)
  • Independent contractors
  • Cooperatives and employee-owned businesses
  • Private non-profits
  • Tribal small businesses

Small business concerns and small agricultural cooperatives that meet the applicable size standard for Small Business Administration (SBA) are also eligible, as well as most private non-profits of any size. See below for more information on size standards.

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1. Are businesses and private non-profits in my state eligible for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) related to COVID-19?
2. What is an EIDL and what is it used for?
3. Who is eligible for an EIDL?
4. My private non-profit is not a 501(c)(3). Is it still eligible for an EIDL and a grant?
5. Who is eligible for an Emergency Economic Injury Grant?
6. How long are Emergency Economic Injury Grants available?
7. If I get an EIDL and/or an Emergency Economic Injury Grant, can I get a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan?
8. How do I know if my business is a small business?
9. How do I apply for an economic injury disaster loan?
10. I am unfamiliar with the EIDL process, can anyone help me apply?