Chapter 01: New York Small Business Help
Small business assistance New York entrepreneurs and private enterprises can find are provided by the government at the state and federal levels below:
The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers the following resources:For New York SBA loans, small business owners can apply for loans directly on the U.S. Small Business Administration website.The disaster customer service center is available to small businesses at 800-659-2955, or email [email protected]. For deaf and hearing impaired, call 800-877-8339.Disaster assistance is now available to all New York small businesses by clicking here.
COVID-19 Relief for New York City Entrepreneurs:The NYC Employee Retention Grant Program is offering small businesses with fewer than five employees a grant to cover 40% of payroll costs for two months to help retain employees. Apply here.The NYC Small Business Continuity Loan Fund is helping small businesses with fewer than 100 employees who see sales decrease by 25% apply for zero interest loans of up to $75,000 to help ensure business continuity. Apply here.
COVID-19 relief for New York State Small Business Assistance:The New York Small Business Department Center (SBDC) offers information about how New York-based small businesses can apply for a low-interest disaster loan through the U.S. SBA. For more information, click here.For frequent updates on news and other resources that affect New York’s small business community, visit News and Resources for Small Business Owners.
Other forms of small business help New York state is offering during the coronavirus pandemic:Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources.Keap's $100,000 Keep Going Grant for small businesses. Click here to apply.Facebook’s $100 million grant program to help small businesses in the form of cash grants or ad credits. Apply here.