DATA: Mid-Missouri businesses got millions in PPP loans

2 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Wednesday, July 08 2020 Jul 8, 2020 Wednesday, July 08, 2020 4:06:00 PM CDT July 08, 2020 in News
By: KOMU 8 Digital Staff and Kelley Collins, KOMU 8 News
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COLUMBIA —Businesses across mid-Missouri received millions in loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, a coronavirus relief program aimed at preventing layoffs among small business owners. 

Here's where to see the amount of money sorted by loan range. 

Five applicants in mid-Missouri received amounts in the $5-10 million range.

In Columbia, Flat Branch Mortgage and entrepreneur Greg DeLine each received $5-10 million.

“I don’t like to force somebody especially if they are in an uncomfortable situation so we allowed all of the employees to make their own choice based on their family and the PPP really allowed the flexibility to do that". DeLine Said.

Jefferson City Memorial Hospital and John Fitzgibbon Memorial Hospital in Marshall also received $5-10 million, as did Proenergy Acquisition Company in Sedalia. 

This map breaks down the amounts received by city. 

Several colleges and universities received funding. Stephens College received $2-5 million, Central Methodist University received $2-5 million, William Woods University received $2-5 million and Westminster College received $1-2 million. 

This graphic shows how many loans businesses in each city received. 

Small business owners can continue to apply for PPP assistance through early August. 

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