Financial Aid for Businesses
If your business is in need of financial aid due to the pandemic, explore the resources below to see if you qualify.
Economic Injury & Disaster Loan (EIDL)
This loan provides economic relief to small businesses and non-profit organizations that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.
Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program (NYS)
This program from New York State provides grants to small businesses impacted by the pandemic starting at $5000.
Express Bridge Loans
Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.
SBA Debt Relief
The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF)
New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE.
Empire State Digital
Empire State Digital has partnered with major eCommerce platforms to provide support for New York State Businesses. Partners offering special programs for NYS entities include Shopify, Etsy, Square, and Clearbanc.
Kiva's Crowdfunded Loans
Kiva provides a crowdfunding platform where business owners can receive loans of up to $15k, interest free.
Hello Alice Business for All Grants
$285,000 in grants will be awarded to Business for All applicants, as a critical step towards tackling entrepreneurs’ single greatest barrier to growth: access to capital.