Month: March 2020
WHEDco is working with Volunteers of Legal Service to provide free 1-on-1 advice remotely via phone or video conferencing to Bronx businesses. Common areas VOLS can help with are:
To set up an appointment, you can contact me at 347-906-2335 or email us at econdev(at)whedco.org.
Start Small Think Big is a nonprofit that provides free legal, marketing, and financial services to under-resourced entrepreneurs and can help you with the NYC funding applications. Visit their COVID-19 resource page for more information.
This grant offers small businesses and nonprofits with 1-4 employees a grant to cover 40% of payroll costs (up to $27,000) for two months to help retain employees.
Small business owners in New York are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The New York City Economic Development Corporation is seeking businesses with the ability to source and/or make products to support the City’s COVID-19 response work. Support can include: sourcing or production of medical supplies/equipment, production or distribution of food, sharing connections to people willing and able to work on response efforts, etc. Find out more information and complete the info form at this link.
The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund was created to aid nonprofit service providers struggling with the health and economic effects of the coronavirus. Continue reading NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund
The Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation announces the formation of Restaurant Workers’ COVID19 Crisis Relief Fund. To donate to the Fund visit their website. The Foundation has also developed a resources page for information related to COVID-19, as well as a crisis relief fund. Please visit the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation Resources Page for more information.
The Mayor’s Office of Food Policy is exploring the capacity of NYC businesses to make, provide, and deliver meals within New York City and provide other foods/groceries. The initial ask is for 25,000 meals on a consistent basis. Please indicate if you can offer Kosher, Halal, or other cultural or ethnic options.
If you are interested, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/JTqr6qvK1ogCdRea9