WASHINGTON, DC — Nearly 5 million businesses have received more than $521 billion in loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to new data from the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury. In Washington, D.C., organizations from consulting firms to dentists to restaurants to private schools to construction companies received PPP loans.
Businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic were able to apply for the federal funds to help keep employees on the payroll.
That money has supported 51.1 million jobs — as much as 84 percent of America's small business employees — according to the U.S. Treasury.
In D.C., officials said 140 organizations received PPP loans from $5 million to $10 million:
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Cardiology Foundation
Anchor Construction Corporations
APCO Worldwide LLC
Bates White LLC
Cava Mezze Grill, LLC
Creative Associates International, Inc.
Fiscalnote Holdings, Inc.
Madison Marquette Realty Group
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Omni Shoreham Corporation
R&R Mechanical LLC
Sidwell Friends School
Wiley Rein LLP
In D.C., officials said 56 organizations received PPP loans from $2 million to $5 million:
1 Source Consulting, Inc.
Albright Stonebridge Group LLC
American Council on Education
American Councils for International Education
Aristotle International Inc.
Asurity Mortgage Group, LLC
Atlantic Services Group, Inc.
Atlas Research LLC
Beltway Cleaning Services DC, LLC
Berhan Home Health Agency, Inc.
Bernstein Management Corporation
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
BLDG Metro Capital LLC
Bonner Kiernan Trebach & Criciata LLP
Brailsford & Dunlavey Inc.
Busy Bee Environmental Services
BW Hospitality LLC
Capitol Paving of D.C., Inc.
Caplin & Drysdale Chartered
Carr Companies, LLC
Carr-Wharf 3B Hotel Lessee LLC
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Inc.
Center City Public Charter Schools
Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc.
CGD Hospitality LLC
CGH Technologies, INC.
Children's Defense Fund
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Community Connections, Inc.
Community of Hope, Inc.
Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare, Inc.
CRESA Global Inc.
DCI Group AZ LLC
Defenders of Wildlife
DKW Communications, Inc.
Dynamic Concepts, Inc.
Eagle Academy Public Charter School
Edgeworth Economics LLC
Food & Water Watch
Founding Farmers LLC
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School
Global Tapas LLC
Grant Park SNF LLC
Groom Law Group Chartered
Harbaugh Washington Corp.
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
Home Builders Institute
Horning Management Company LLC
Hudson Hall LLC
Ideal Nursing Services Inc.
IMA Pizza Company
International Center for Language
Jaco Holding Company
John I Haas Inc.
Joseph J Magnolia, Inc.
JRC Integrated Systems, Inc.
KBC Nursing Agency HM Health Inc.
Keller and Heckman LLP
L'Enfant DC Hotel LLC
Level Geen Landscape LLC
M&R Strategic Services, Inc.
Magnolia Plumbing Inc.
Mark G. Anderson Consultants, Inc.
Metro Homes Inc.
Mid-Atlantic Realty Partners, LLC
Midtown Personnel, Inc.
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
National Association of Children's Hospitals Inc.
National Council for Behavioral Health
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States
New America Foundation
Oblates Service Corp
The Optical Society of American Inc.
Optimity Advisors LLC
OTJ Architects, Inc.
Palisades Healthcare Partners Inc.
Paul Public Charter School Inc.
Population Services International
Premium Select Home Care Inc.
President and Directors of Gonzaga College
Pro Air Inc.
Quinn Evans Architects, Inc.
RCM of Washington, Inc.
Results for Development Institute Inc.
Rise Companies Corp
RWD Consulting, LLC
Saint Coletta of Greater Washington, Inc.
Shalom Baranes Associates PC
Society for Neuroscience
Special Olympics Inc.
Spectrum Science Communications LLC
St. John's College High School
Stoddard Baptist Global Care, Inc.
Sughrue Mion, PLLC
T&N Reliable Nursing Care LLC
Ted's Bulletin Holdings, LLC
Telesolv Consulting, Inc.
The American Farmland Trust
the Army Distaff Foundation Inc.
The Avascent Group, LTD
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Lab School of Washington
The Prime Rib, Inc.
The Upside Travel Company, LLC
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
Theia Group, Inc.
Trade Center Management Associates LLC
Transitions Healthcare Capitol City, LLC
Truth Initiative Foundation
ULI-The Urban Land Institute
Unique Rehabilitation and Health Center LLC
Urban Adventures Companies Inc.
U.S. Green Building Council Inc.
Van Ness Feldman LLP
W-W Madison OPCO VIII, LLC
W.L. Gary Company, Inc.
Washington Drama Society, Inc.
Washington Humane Society
Whitman-Walker Clinic, Inc.
Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
Willard Associates, LP
Zuckerman Speader LLP
PPP loans were established as part of the federal government's CARES Act and are similar to grants.
According to the Small Business Administration, PPP loans have an interest rate of 1 percent and can be fully forgiven if used for payroll costs, interest on mortgages, rent and utilities.
Patch editors Rich Scinto, David Copeland, and Elizabeth Janney contributed to this report