Wildfire Recovery & Rebuilding

Small Businesses

The purpose of this site is to provide Shasta County and the City of Redding residents with information & resources provided by the SBA.

View the press release that was issued noting some of the specifics of the SBA disaster assistance program, or visit the SBA website to learn more about what is offered to all residents.

Did you know?

  • The Small Business Administration (SBA) helps businesses of all sizes, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters by providing low-interest direct federal recovery loans for uninsured or under-insured damages.

  • Loans for homeowners can be up to $200,000 to repair their primary residence.

  • Homeowners and renters can receive up to $40,000 for personal property losses, including disaster damaged vehicles.

  • Small businesses and nonprofit organizations can qualify for up to $2,000,000 to repair/replace business real estate, inventory, equipment, machinery, etc.

  • For small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations, SBA can also offer low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL's) as well as loans for physical damages.These EIDL’s provide working capital to help businesses through the recovery period.The business/nonprofit DOES NOT need to have suffered physical damage.

  • Rates are as low as 1.938 percent for homeowners or renters, 3.61 percent for businesses and 2.5 percent for private nonprofits with terms up to 30 years.

SBA representatives will continue to be available at the Redding Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to meet with business owners and residents. Through Friday, Oct. 5, SBA will be in the former KMart building, but on Tuesday, Oct. 9, the Center will relocate to the First Christian Church of Redding at 3590 Placer Street.

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



If you have any questions that aren't answered on this site, please review the FAQ. If your question hasn't already been asked and answered, submit your question here.

Shasta County and the City of Redding are receiving a high number of questions. We are working around the clock to respond to questions and get services back to normal. During this time we appreciate your patience and understanding if your questions are not immediately answered.