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Business Affected by COVID-19?

Resources are available to help.

Helpful resources for GTE Financial business members

The Economic Development Council of Tampa Bay works tirelessly to update their website daily to include the latest resources to guide your business through these tough times. For all helpful information including public safety precautions, business operations guidelines, business assistance programs, nonprofit resources, you can visit the EDC website here.

GTE Financial Business Loans

We understand that your business may be facing significant challenges due to COVID-19. If you are interested in a business loan, a line of credit, or to talk about your current loan, we are here to help. Talk to a Business Services Representative today at (888) 972-5259.

Government Relief for your Business

Emergency loan resources are available to help businesses affected by COVID-19, as a result of the CARES ACT. We are not able to support CARES Act-related lending at this time and request you go directly to the websites provided for assistance.

Please note that the applicant does not go through GTE Financial to apply for these assistance loans.


U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans

A low-interest disaster loan to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. Visit https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance for full details regarding the U.S. Small Business administration Disaster Loans available for your business.

  1. Review the eligible disaster areas to see if your business qualifies.
  2. Apply online at the SBA’s secure website disasterloan.sba.gov/ela or by mail, complete and submit with the required support documentation by mail or courier to: U.S. Small Business Administration Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Rd. Ft. Worth, TX 76155-2243.
  3. Gather the required support documentation (PDF file) (found on page 2.)
  4. For assistance with completing the application, please contact the SBA Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-800-659-2955.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19.

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