COVID-19 Resources

for Small Businesses

Bronx Business Forum // Reopening & Recovery

The Bronx Business Forum focuses on reopening and recovery during the COVID19 crisis, while highlighting the services available to Bronx small businesses by the New York City Department of Small Business Services (NYC SBS), the Bronx business improvement district network, and local community based organizations and lending institutions.

The forum will include remarks from business organization, keynote remarks from Commissioner Jonnel Doris, New York City Department of Small Business Services, Q & As from elected officials, Q & As from Bronx small businesses.

REGISTRATION LINK:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-Xq0BS0KR1qx5X7VNnnpvQ

Facebook Small Business Grants program

Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses

Bronx Business Application:

https://apply.facebook.ureeka.biz/prog/facebook_smb_3/

Application Guide:

https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants/application-guide

GoFundMe

$500 matching grant for small businesses

Qualifications: 

Business must fundraise at least $500 on their own

Learn More:

https://www.gofundme.com/c/small-business-relief-initiative-and-fund-faqs

Yelp

Yelp announced $25 million in relief in the form of waived advertising fees, free advertising and products and services

Qualifications:

These relief efforts are available to small, independently owned restaurant and nightlife businesses and franchisees in the U.S., Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico with fewer than five locations.

Learn More:

https://blog.yelp.com/2020/03/coronavirus-relief-for-restaurants-and-bars?utm_source=news_blog&utm_medium=yelp_blog

James Beard Foundation

The organization will draw support from corporate, foundation, and individual donors to offer micro-grants to restaurants, bars, and other independent businesses in the industry.

Qualifications:

TBD

Learn More:

https://airtable.com/shr4d9x0OwCFCkCLn

Rally For Restaurants

Created an easy way to buy gift cards to restaurants, restaurant owners can add their businesses to the list

Qualifications:

48 hours to confirm details

Learn More:

https://rallyforrestaurants.com/submit-a-restaurant.html

Moz

Free access to Moz Academy SEO courses through May 31st

Learn More:

https://moz.com/blog/moz-academy-free

Mosholu Preservation Corporation

The Keepers House
3400 Reservoir Oval East
Bronx, NY 10467

(718) 324-4461 Phone
(718) 324-2917 Fax
mpc@mpcbronx.org

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