SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

  • For information on SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), please visit the SBA’s website here.
  • For questions regarding your EIDL loan, you can call the SBA Customer Service line at 1-800-659-2955.
  • If you need to request that the SBA subordinate it’s lien position to a new loan, here is the contact information:Birmingham Disaster Loan Servicing Center
    2 North 20th Street, Suite 320
    Birmingham, AL 35203
    Phone: (800) 736-6048
    Fax: (205) 290-7765
    Subordination requests should be sent to:  


SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loans (PPP)


For information on your SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loans (PPP), please contact your lending institution.


**The Regional Development Company does not administer either the PPP or EIDL program, and we cannot answer specific questions regarding your EIDL or PPP loan or it’s status.


Recover NWI Loan Program

This revolving loan fund can assist eligible businesses located in Lake, Porter and LaPorte Indiana.  The loan funds can be used for working capital, inventory, marketing, job retention, fixed assets and other expenses.  Loan amounts are available from $10,000 – $100,000.  Your business must have been in existence prior to January 1, 2020 AND must demonstrate a negative impact due to the COVID pandemic.  This loan fund is administered through the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC)  Click here to apply.


Debt Refinance

If you own commercial real estate that is currently financed through a traditional bank loan (not an SBA loan), you may be eligible to refinance that debt and pull cash out using the SBA 504 loan program.  You can find more information here.


Current RDC clients

If you are an RDC client and are UNABLE to make your loan payments, please contact Carla Platipodis at to review your options.


For general pandemic assistance, please visit:

  • Indiana businesses – Stay In Biz website here
  • Illinois businesses – Illinois Department of Commerce site here