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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

Paycheck Protection Program - US Small Business Administration

  • Loans to small businesses and nonprofits, to ensure employees stay on payroll and key expenses are covered
  • Eligible: Small businesses with fewer than 500 employees

Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance - US Small Business Administration

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

Facebook Small Business Grants Program - Facebook

  • $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses
  • Eligible: Small businesses

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

Paycheck Protection Program - US Small Business Administration

  • Loans to small businesses and nonprofits, to ensure employees stay on payroll and key expenses are covered
  • Eligible: Small businesses with fewer than 500 employees

Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance - US Small Business Administration

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

Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund - Brooklyn Community Foundation

  • Grants to nonprofits focused on racial equity

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

Facebook Small Business Grants Program - Facebook

  • $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses

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

NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund - Nonprofit Finance Fund

  • $75M available; loan size ranging from $100,000 to $3M
  • Grants and interest-free loans to small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations to help cover losses associated with the disruption of their operations, and help them continue their critical work

The NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund - NY Community Trust

  • Loans and grants for nonprofits affected by the coronavirus

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.

DISCLAIMER
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?