PPP Loans: Please note that the Paycheck Protection Program officially closed to new applicants on May 28th, 2021.
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act, provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities. Need more information about the CARES Act and the PPP? View our CARES Act & PPP Summary via the link below.
Must Keep Employees on the Payroll—or Rehire Quickly
All Small Businesses Eligible
"Once again, CEF has come to the rescue. Because of their swift action and personally helping us navigate the complex government requirements [for the PPP], we now have the funds to re-open in 30 days with all nine employees still on board."
Diana Gadison | Executive Director | Early Success Academy