COVID-19 Small Business Resources

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Here is a list of resources available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Please check back often as we will update these resources as new programs and information become available.

The State of New Jersey has launched its official site for information regarding COVID-19 and the financial and operational resources available to small businesses and their employees. For more information visit: http://cv.business.nj.gov/

Info on the State of New Jersey’s financial support programs for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak can be found here: https://faq.business.nj.gov/en/articles/3838662-what-new-state-financial-support-programs-are-available-to-businesses-impacted-by-the-covid-19-outbreak

The SBA has re-launched its Disaster Assistance Loan program. Details can be found on the SBA website www.sba.gov. Anyone with questions about the SBA assistance programs can reach out to their local SBDC office. These Small Business Development Centers are part of the SBA and are designated to help business navigate the SBA assistance programs. You can locate your local SBDC here:  https://americassbdc.org/small-business-consulting-and-training/find-your-sbdc/

Information from the U.S. Senate Committee on Business & Enrepreneurship regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can be found here: https://www.sbc.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/9/7/97ac840c-28b7-4e49-b872-d30a995d8dae/F2CF1DD78E6D6C8C8C3BF58C6D1DDB2B.small-business-owner-s-guide-to-the-cares-act-final-.pdf

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist: US Chamber Small Emergency Loans Checklist 

The NJEDA will be accepting applications for a new COVID-related loan program on Monday 4/13. They have posted the application and encourage businesses to work on the application ahead of time and gather necessary info so that they are ready apply quickly as soon as it opens at 9:00 am: https://faq.business.nj.gov/en/articles/3835238-how-do-i-apply-to-the-njeda-small-business-emergency-assistance-loan-application-open-april-13-2020-at-9-00-a-m

Summary of COVID-19 Financial Assistance Programs for Small Businesses