New Small Business Grants & Upcoming Deadlines

Check Out These Opportunities

Visit our website's financing page and coronavirus resource page to view the full range of funding available from both federal, state, and local governments and private sources. Read below for more information on a few of these programs and, if you're interested, don't wait to apply! Contact us to schedule a no-cost, one-to-one business counseling session to assess what programs may be a good fit for your small business.

NYS Small Business Recovery Grant

New York State's COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program provides grants of up to $50,000 to COVID-19 impacted small and micro businesses and for-profit independent arts and cultural organizations. Eligibility requirements include 2019 or 2020 annual gross receipts between $25,000 and $2,500,000, positive net profit in 2019, and at least 25% loss in annual gross receipts from 2019 to 2020. For more information about this program, visit our dedicated NYS Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant webpage and check out the program's FAQ Webpage and Program Overview guide.

DoorDash's Restaurant Disaster Relief Grant


DoorDash has launched a Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund in partnership with Hello Alice. The program will award $10,000 grants to restaurants who are experiencing hardship due to a natural disaster. For more information, check out our webpage on this program. The deadline to apply is January 31st, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET.



Enter The NYPL's StartUP! Competition

The New York Public Library’s Thomas Yoseloff Business Center​’s Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition provides Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island-based startup entrepreneurs with the opportunity to win seed money. Grant awards include $15,000 for the first place winner and $7,500 for the runner up. For more information, check out our webpage on this program. The deadline to apply is January 31st, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET.


Fearless Fund and The Tory Burch Foundation's Women of Color Grant Program

Fearless Fund, The Cru, and the Tory Burch Foundation have partnered to launch another round of their Women of Color Grant Program. They are awarding 150 entrepreneurs with grants ranging from $10,000- $20,000 each to help women of color continue building and growing their businesses. Learn more on our website. The deadline to apply is February 9th, 2022.


Citizens Committee for NYC's Neighborhood Small Business Grant

The Citizens Committee for NYC's Neighborhood Business Grants program offers grants to NYC-based businesses of up to $10,000. Funds can be used in a number of ways and submitting a grant spending plan is part of the application. Learn more about this program on our website. We recommend you apply ASAP if interested.


The Pace SBDC Is Here To Help

Understanding the eligibility requirements and what program may be best for your business can be challenging. The Pace University SBDC is here to help you make sense of it all. Contact us to schedule a no-cost, one-to-one business counseling session.