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COVID-19 Business Relief Resources

We've compiled a number of financial resources available to NYC businesses and nonprofits, along with business guidance, to help with COVID-19 relief and recovery.

Business Assistance

Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance - US Small Business Administration

  • Up to $2M for small businesses affected by the coronavirus
  • Eligible: Small businesses

New York Forward Loan FundEmpire State Development

NYS Truck Voucher Incentive Program - NYSERDA

  • Vouchers ranging from $25,000 to $150,000
  • Eligible: Bus and/or truck manufacturers, dealers, or buyers

Programs for Restaurants and Restaurant Workers - Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation

  • A variety of funds to help restaurants and restaurant workers
  • Eligible: Restaurants and restaurant workers

Nonprofit Assistance

Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance - US Small Business Administration

  • Up to $2M for small businesses affected by the coronavirus

COVID-19 Community Fund - United Way of New York

  • Nonprofit organizations serving NYC through work with communities who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19 Grants and Loans - Open Road Alliance

  • Grants and loan products for social enterprises and nonprofits impacted by COVID

General Construction Resources and Advice List - Zubatkin

  • Nonprofit organizations pursuing capital projects
  • A series of articles on the urgent issues impacting non-profit real estate and construction projects

Robin Hood COVID-19 Relief Fund - Robin Hood

  • Immediate response grants

For more information on financial and capital project resources for nonprofits affected by COVID-19, read this article.

Business Guidance

Business Health During a Pandemic: What Your Business Can Do Now - Pursuit Lending

  • Guidance on how to access available funding
  • Eligible: All businesses

New York City Small Business Services has gathered resources available to COVID-19 impacted business. A broader list of resources for nonprofits can be found at the New York Nonprofit Media site, while Pratt’s Made in NYC Center has compiled a number of relevant resources for manufacturers and small business.

We will periodically update this page as new resources are identified.

Information provided on this webpage is for general information purposes only and not for reliance. The City of New York and NYCEDC, and their respective officers, employees, and agents make no representation or warranty and assume no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information set forth on the webpage. Any additional links from this website in no way constitute an endorsement, representation or warranty regarding the opinions, advice, or accuracy and completeness of information contained on other websites. The programs identified on this webpage are operated by other organizations, and any questions pertaining to such programs should be directed to said organizations. All content on this webpage is subject to change without notice.

Seeking COVID-19 Sourcing & Manufacturers

Visit: Emergency Supply Sourcing & Manufacturing

Can your business quickly source and/or make medical supplies to support the City’s COVID-19 response effort?