What is the EIDL Program?
Update: As of July 11, the SBA is no longer providing Advances due to lack of government funds, but continues to accept applications and approve EIDL loans to qualified applicants. So, you absolutely still have an opportunity to receive government assistance.
The EIDL program has two parts, an Emergency Advance and a totally optional loan. If you follow the rules as outlined by the Government, the Advance will be fully forgiven (you won’t have to pay it back). Click here for the most up to date information from the SBA. Just so it’s clear, Buckle is doing this for free as a service for our drivers. We believe in doing whatever we can for our drivers, so this made sense for us.
How Our Free Help Works
We will help you through every step of the process. Below is an overview of the steps we'll do together.
Connect your rideshare account. We use our technology to help you fill out the form faster.
Confirm all of your personal information is correct.
You’ll need to answer a few questions from the government to make sure we didn’t miss anything.
Sign your documents electronically.
We’ll go ahead and submit the paperwork for you.
After your documents are submitted, Buckle will be in contact with you to make sure you are getting the information you need.
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Program Overview / Details
The information below is from the SBA. Click here to read more.
Disaster Loan Assistance
Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners and non-profit organizations in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are able to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). EIDL is designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. EIDL proceeds can be used to cover a wide array of working capital and normal operating expenses, such as continuation to health care benefits, rent, utilities, and fixed debt payments.