Grants for Small Business COVID-19 Recovery

See below for See below for small business grant opportunities we have posted to the Pace SBDC COVID-19 resources page.

DoorDash's Local Restaurant Grant offers $5,000 grants to help NYC restaurants recover and succeed amidst COVID-19 related challenges. Eligible businesses must have three or fewer stores, $3 million or less in annual revenue per store in 2019, and 50 employees or fewer per store. Application deadline is November 6th, 2020​

The PowerUp Program from Hispanics in Philanthropy, Ureeka, and Google is awarding $5,000 grants and coaching support to LatinX small businesses. Eligible applicants must be Latino-owned and operated for-profit businesses, actively in business for a minimum of one year, with at least $1 in revenue. Application deadline is October 28, 2020.

The NAACP ​and BeyGOOD launched the Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund, providing $10,000 grants to Black-owned small businesses in New York City to expand economic opportunity. Grants will be awarded on the 15th of each month through the end of 2020.

The LISC Small Business Relief & Recovery Fund offers $10,000 grants to minority-owned NYC small businesses. Eligible applicants must have fewer than 20 employees, less than $500,000 in annual revenue, formally registered and in business for at least one year. Eligible expenses include payroll, overhead, rent, technology & infrastructure upgrades, marketing and employee training. Application deadline is November 6th, 2020​.

Contact a Pace SBDC Business Advisor to learn more about these resources, and the range of public and private sector grants, loans and advertising credits available for small business recovery.​


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