» Are you a business impacted by COVID-19? We are open and here to help you get the resources you need.
Mississippi Small Business
Development Center
Transforming Mississippi One Small Business at a Time

Are you impacted by the April 2020 tornados?

If your business is located in the following counties, you may be eligible for both a physical or Economic Injusry Disaster Loan from the SBA:

Clarke, Covington, Grenada, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Forrest, Jasper, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Perry, Panola, Simpson, Smith, Walthall, and /or Wayne.

You may be eligible for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan if your business is located in an adjacent count of: 

Calhoun, Carroll, Copiah, Forrest, Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Leflore, Lincoln, Marion, Montgomery, Newton, Perry, Pike, Quitman, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tunica, Wayne, Webster, and/or Yalobousha.

For more information on Tornado relief view this document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BmYXaP4YAb-prGlFqWlTxAq7NJxQLBbiz1yX8Ttn-TQ/edit?usp=sharing

​Click here for more information: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Declarations/DeclarationDetails?declNumber=6065486&direct=false

Webinar Date Title Speaker Registration
8/05/2020 Setting Up Facebook and Twitter accounts for Business Hannah Newbold, Marketing Intern at The Mississippi Small Business Development Center Register
8/12/2020 Creating and Instagram & LinkedIn business page Hannah Newbold, Marketing Intern at The Mississippi Small Business Development Center Register
8/19/2020 Using Hootsuite and Ads to Streamline your Social Media Hannah Newbold, Marketing Intern at The Mississippi Small Business Development Center Register
8/26/20 COVID-19 Employment Law Webinar Jennifer Hall Register
9/2/20 Selling to The Government Deborah Scott, MSU Series Register
9/9/20 Paycheck Protection Program Guidelines and Loan Forgiveness Scott Singley, MSU Series Register
9/16/20 COVID-19 Tax Relief Katherine Little, MSU Series Register
9/23/20 Pandemic Proofing Your Business Model Eric Hill, MSU Series Register
9/30/20 Marketing Research and COVID-19 Dr. Nicole Ponder, MSU Series Register
Webinar Date Title Date Registration

View our other Workshops and Webinars by clicking the following link Workshops 

Our Results:
Mississippi Small Business Development Centers results for FFY 2019
207 - Businesses Started
791 - 
Jobs Created 
 - Jobs Retained
$77.9 Million - In Capital Formation
$14.8 Million - In New Sales Growth
The Mississippi Small Business Development Center is an accredited member of America's Small Business Development Centers and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration through The University of Mississippi. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or The University of Mississippi. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and limited English language proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.