Introducing the Queens Small Business Grant Program -a $17.5 million initiative launched in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corp., https://edc.nyc/program/queens-small-business-grants-program and other key community partners. Grants up to $20,000 to support operational expenses are available for qualifying Queens small businesses and vendors. Use the following link to view the eligibility requirements and learn how to apply today: https://www.queensbp.org/smallbusinessgrant/
Do you live in Queens and need $10,000 to start or grow your business? The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s StartUP! Competitionis taking applications through March 1st, 2021! This year the program is completely virtual. Participants are provided with online classes, a diverse peer-to-peer community, and support from Queens Economic Development Corporation advisors and mentors. You just need to…
– Take any four online classes in the comfort of your home – you can even wear pajamas and sip hot cocoa! View the classes here: Class Recordings
-When you’re done, submit an application online:
It’s that easy! Good Luck
Learn More at: http://queensstartup.org/
4 $10K grants available to winners in 4 categories. New and existing businesses are eligible. All classes are virtual and recorded -simpler than ever before to participate!
The NYC Department of Small Business Services announced Fair Share NYC, a targeted campaign to connect small business owners to federal relief funds including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance. Through this campaign, participants can access:
-Daily webinars to review the PPP and EIDL Advance programs and how to apply-One-on-one assistance to find the best financing option for your business and get help filling out the application-Connections to PPP lenders-Info about additional SBA Resources that can help your business
Learn more and get the assistance you need by visiting: nyc.gov/ppp
Please note that this information is subject to change frequently, so check the SBA’s website, https://www.sba.gov/ , for additional info.
About the PPP
$284 billion was just allocated for another round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a forgivable business loan offered through the federal government’s Small Business Administration that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during theCoronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. This new package provides additional funding for businesses that did not receive PPP money in the first round, especially minority-and women-owned businesses. Learn more at: https://www.sba.gov/
About the EIDL
The EIDL program is designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to coronavirus (COVID-19). The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance is a grant of up to $10,000 for businesses in low-income communities who apply for the EIDL. Learn more at: https://www.sba.gov/
Please feel free to call the New York City Department of Small Business Services, where Small Business Advocates and Compliance Advisors can share the latest guidelines and regulations.To reach the hotline, dial 888-SBS-4NYC or 888-727-4692.
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