Resources

COVID Business Support Programs

If you are a small business owner in New York City, you may qualify for employee retention grants and zero-interest loans.

Through the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), the City of New York has released a grant to help cover up to $27,000 in payroll expenses for businesses with 1-4 employees and can demonstrate a loss of revenue over a two month period. Visit this page for more information and to apply.

SBS will also be releasing a zero-interest loan program for businesses with up to 99 employees. This program will be opening up soon. In the meantime, you can fill out this form to receive more information about the program.


Free Legal Assistance

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.

What can SBMA and WHEDco do for my business?

SBMA and WHEDco can connect you to no-cost resources to help your business thrive, including:

  • Business workshops and trainings
  • One-on-one legal advice and lease review
  • Advisors to help businesses avoid fines
  • Assistance finding financial services and opportunities

Contact us today to find out how we can help your business by emailing us at business@whedco.org.

Are you looking for financial, legal, or marketing assistance to help build or grow your business? Download WHEDco’s South Bronx Business Resources Guide to find no-cost or low-cost resources available to small businesses.


Free Business Courses

M/WBE Certification Webinar (KOREAN)

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
뉴욕시 소기업 서비스 부에서 (Department of Small Business Services) 소수 민족 및/또는 여성 소유 기업 (Minority and/or Woman-Owned Business Enterprise, M/WBE) 인증 워크샵을
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Seminario Web de Asistencia Financiera + PPP | Upper Manhattan | 1/27/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Únase a este seminario web para obtener información sobre el Programa de protección de cheques de pago de SBA y otros consejos financieros.
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SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government - Marketing to Government, 1/28/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Learn how the government can become your customer!
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PPP + Financing Assistance | GJDC | 01/28/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business.
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WEBINAR: Select the Right Business Structure, Washington Heights, 1/28/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Select the Right Business Structure
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M/WBE Mentors Program Launch Event

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
* THIS IS A FREE ONLINE EVENT *
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SEMINARIO WEB Creando Una Idea De Negocio Que Funcione, 1/28/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Muchas personas tienen una idea de negocio y pasión por ella. Pero pocos Entender o tener la investigación para probar que la idea funcionar
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PPP + Financing Assistance | SBIDC | 1/29/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business.
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PPP + Financing Assistance | Manhattan IBSP | 1/29/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business
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Certification Jump-Start

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
The New York City Department of Small Business Services will be hosting a Certification JUMP-START
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PPP + Financing Assistance Webinar | Bronx BSC | 2/1/21

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business.
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SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government - Procurement Basics, 2/2/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Learn how the government can become your customer!
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MWBE - PPP + Financing Assistance Webinar | SIEDC | 02/2/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business.
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Resources to Successfully Reopen Your Business 2/2/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Review how to access State requirements for reopening your business, and resources available to help you adapt to a new business environment
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M/WBE Certification Webinar

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
The New York City Department of Small Business Services will be hosting a certification workshop
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PPP + Financing Assistance | GJDC | 02/04/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business.
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WEBINAR: First Steps to Starting a Business, Washington Heights, 2/4/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
First Steps to Starting a Business
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Webinar,Business Finance 2: Planning For Profitability, 2/4/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
The goal of this course is to provide you the information and tools to create your own profitability plan
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First Step to Starting a Business_Virtual_DreamCenterHarlem_2/4/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
The goal of this course is to help you understand what it means to be a successful entrepreneur in New York City.
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PPP + Financing Assistance | Manhattan IBSP | 2/5/2021

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business
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PPP + Financing Assistance Webinar | Bronx BSC | 2/8/21

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services
Join this webinar for information on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program and other tips to help you apply for financing for your business.
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WE NYC + Accompany Capital's Take Off Now Business Pitch Competition

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC
Join our partner Accompany Capital in this exciting pitch competition taking place February 24th!
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