New Small Business Grants Launched


Through the Boost With Facebook program, Facebook is offering $100 million in cash grants and advertising credits to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. To be eligible, for-profit small businesses must have between 2-50 employees and been in business for over a year, with eligible expenses including payment for employees, rent costs and other operating costs.

Click here to apply. Deadline is May 5th, 2020.

Hello Alice and a range of funders have launched the COVID-19 Business for All Grant Program, offering grants of $10,000 plus further support for businesses that have been severely impacted by COVID-19. A link to the application can be found here or contact alice@helloalice.com ​with any questions.

ebay has launched an accelerator program called Up and Running to help retailers without an online presence transition to selling online. With this program, eBay will provide new businesses with three months of waived selling fees through June 30th for up to 500 items. To get started, click here.

Samuel Adams and the Greg Hill Foundation have launched the Restaurant Strong Fund to aid individuals who were employed full-time at a restaurant, bar, cafe or nightclub and impacted by COVID-19 closures. Click here to apply.

Contact a Pace SBDC Business Advisor at sbdc@pace.edu to arrange a free virtual meeting or phone call to learn more about these resources and the range of Federal financial assistance programs, and check our website for program updates.​