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Applying for SBA Disaster Loans (EIDL) – Audio

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The SBA will be the key implementer of the CARES act, the Federal Government’s response the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.  

This audio was recorded from the webinar presented on March 31st. 

Robert Piechota SBA Branch Manager, will discuss key elements of the CARES Act as well as other related programs such as the Disaster Relief loans. Mr. Piechota will also explain the key features of the Paycheck Protection Program.

Piechota joined the SBA in 2019 after six years directing the New York City College of Technology Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Brooklyn. Piechota also previously ran his own consulting business and is a U.S. Army Veteran where he served in the Military Police Corps. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Information and Additional Resources:

New York District Office (212) 264-4354

Long Island Branch Office (516) 454-0750

24/7 Disaster Loan Customer Service (800) 659-2955

Applying for SBA Disaster Loans (EIDL):


Coronavirus Information Resources (SBA):


For Information About Federal Programs: