H-GALDC - Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation

SBA Update - Texan Business Owners may now apply for COVID-19 Disaster Relief

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)
Offered by the Small Business Administration to help small businesses overcome the temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19. For more information and to apply, visit

H-GALDC may be able to offer a bridge loan while awaiting EIDL funding. Contact us for more information.

H-GALDC may be able to help with temporary cash flow issues by deferring payments. Please contact us for more information.

Texas Gulf Coast Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) • SCORE Mentors (virtual only) • The Women’s Business Center (WBC)
Non-monetary assistance can be offered by these partners in the form of strategic planning, cash flow management, planning for further disasters, and messaging/social media assistance to stay engaged with customers.

To explain this program
SBA is offering informational webinars four times a day March 23 - March 27. Sign up for one most convenient.  
The 11 AM webinar is in Spanish.

9am  Join Zoom Meeting; Meeting ID: 401 014 156
          Join mobile +1 346 248 7799; Meeting ID: 401 014 156

11am - (Spanish/Español
Join Zoom Meeting; Meeting ID: 953 359 546
Join mobile +1 346 248 7799; Meeting ID: 953 359 546

 1pm  Join Zoom Meeting; Meeting ID: 358 760 584
 Join mobile +1 346 248 7799; Meeting ID: 358 760 584

3pm  Join Zoom Meeting; ; Meeting ID: 293 099 534
         Join mobile +1 346 248 7799; Meeting ID: 293 099 534

Need help? Call the SBA's Disaster Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or email Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can call 800-877-8339