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COVID-19 NYC Manufacturer & Small Business Resource Database
OrganizationSupport Program(s)Type of AssistanceWho's EligibleLinkE-mailPhoneType of ReliefInformation + RequirementsDeadline
NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency
Emergency Planning Process Checklist for Small BusinessesBusiness AssistanceAll Businesses, Preparation + Planning Tool + Checklist for small businesses to help prepare and stay in business during state emergencyN/A
US Dept. Health Human Services Business Pandemic Influenza Planning ChecklistBusiness AssistanceAll Businesses and, Preparation + Planning In the event of pandemic influenza, businesses will play a key role in protecting employees’ health and safety as well as limiting the negative impact to the economy and society. Planning for pandemic influenza is critical. To assist you in your efforts, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed the following checklist for large businesses. It identifies important, specific activities large businesses can do now to prepare, many of which will also help you in other emergencies. N/A
Honey Book Business Continuity Planning Business AssistanceAll Businesses, Preparation + Planning Available to everyone N/A
SFMadeWork Reduction StrategiesBusiness AssistanceAll Businesses N/A Advice + Tips consider the strategies below as alternatives to layoffs or additional action steps. Forecast ahead a few months and make sure the cuts you make will get you through the immediate crises and the economic recovery. Some of these options can help you retain your employees, avoid recruiting time and costs when business picks up, while showing concern for your team, and thus facilitating a more rapid recovery.N/A
ThreadlessCommunity Action PlanBusiness AssistanceAll independent businesses base fees by 20%, Free e-commerce store set up by emailing logo of your business to, Threadless handle the manufacturing & fulfilmentNow more than ever, we must celebrate and support independent artists, small business owners, and all humans impacted by the current state of things. Threadless has always put art and its community first – we wouldn't be who we are without you! We want to help. Here’s our plan:

Earn more starting today through May 31st
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we've learned that many independent artists, musicians, and small business owners like yourself are depending even more on additional income streams like Artist Shops.

Starting today through May 31st, we've reduced our base fees by 20% on all apparel items sold in your Artist Shop* so you can earn even more during this time.

*This discount applies to your Artist Shop only and does not apply to items sold in the Threadless Marketplace.

Have a friend who should set up a shop, or know restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and other small businesses that could use a leg up?
Spread the word, and let them know about this initiative…
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Bank of AmericaHelpful perspectives in volatile timesBusiness AssistanceCustomers who are unable to pay their bills or have an issue with their account should contact the client services team at the number listed on the bank of their credit or debit card. Financial Consultations, concerns about budget, investments, cash flow or payroll. You can rely on us to provide advice and smart solutions to help you navigate risk during the recent ups and downs of the market.Must bank with Bank of America N/A
Capital OneCustomer Support Business AssistanceCustomers facing financial difficulties due to the coronavirus are urged to contact the bank directly: Card, Banking, Loan Support Must bank with Capital One N/A
Chase BankHelp with Accounts or Payments Business AssistanceBusiness banking with Chase with potential business disruptionsMust bank with ChaseN/A
Chase BankMaking Sure Your Business is ReadyBusiness AssistanceBusiness banking with Chase Contingency Planning Webinar When: Wednesday, March 18th – 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Find out the most common mistakes and learn how to avoid them in this webcast featuring expert Melissa Agnes.

How can you anticipate, mitigate & ready your business for different categories of risk?
How can you position your business as a leader and strengthen relationships during a crisis?
CitibankWaivers on service fees, remote deposit capture, CD withdrawal Business AssistanceEffective March 9 for “an initial thirty days,” customers can contact the bank for assistance Waivers on monthly service fees, for both regular and small business customers
- Waived penalties for early CD withdrawal, for both regular and small business customers
- Fee waivers on remote deposit capture for small business customers
- Bankers available after hours and on weekends to support small business customers
- Some credit card customers may be eligible for credit line increases and collection forbearance programs.
- Some mortgage customers may be eligible for a hardship program through Cenlar FSB, the bank’s service provider.
- Waivers on monthly service fees, for both regular and small business customers
- Waived penalties for early CD withdrawal, for both regular and small business customers
- Fee waivers on remote deposit capture for small business customers
- Bankers available after hours and on weekends to support small business customers
- Some credit card customers may be eligible for credit line increases and collection forbearance programs.
- Some mortgage customers may be eligible for a hardship program through Cenlar FSB, the bank’s service provider."
April 8, 2020
Pursuit Lending Business Health During a Pandemic: What your business can do nowBusiness AssistanceAll Businesses path to business fundingBusiness Continuity Guide + Tips N/A
NYC Department of Consumer Affairs Free Financial Counseling Business AssistanceAnyone 311Financial CounselingNYC Financial Empowerment Centers provide FREE one-on-one professional, financial counseling and coaching to support you in reaching your goals. Work with our counselors to:

- Reduce your debt
- Understand your rights and responsibilities when it comes to student loans
- Strengthen your credit score
- Make saving a part of your routine
- Balance a budget
- Open a bank account
- Separate personal and business finances
- And much more
BankrateMortgage assistance programsBusiness AssistanceAnyone about mortgage relief options to help homeowners and renters that are experiencing financial difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemicAs the trusted experts of financial rates and home mortgage data, our team at Bankrate explains the various forbearance options and outlines what specific states are doing to help.N/A
Pursuit Lending Business Financial Management SoftwareBusiness AssistanceAnyone
Business Loan AdviceKnow whatyou need when Appliying for a loan:
- Bank and credit card statements.
- Point of sale (POS) system reports.
- Unpaid bills from your vendors.
- Open invoices to your customers.
- List of all your equipment, furniture, and inventory on hand.
Pursuit Lending Benchmarking Your BusinessBusiness AssistanceAnyone
Business Loan AdviceEvery business owner needs to benchmark their performance as soon as possible. Benchmarking helps you to precisely determine how well your business was doing before the crisis, how much financial stress your business has suffered, and how much more it can withstand.
The Brooklyn App Brooklyn’s Small Business HotlineCommunications All Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Members or Brooklyn Businesses‘Brooklyn’s Small Business Hotline’ Channel on The Brooklyn App so that your business can communicate with us seamlessly and a direct line to the Chamber. You will have access to information and relevant updates in real time.The Brooklyn Chamber is here to support small businesses by providing all of the available local resources for your business such as loan assistance , sales tax measures, and other relief information.N/A
NYC United Against Coronavirus - Resources and Information

Central Resource Document Communications Anyone of resources, volunteer opportunities and funding relief A group of volunteers are working on this project. You can reach us at We are on Twitter, Instagram, and we have a Facebook Group and Facebook Page. If you have any questions or comments, any information or resources for this document, or would like to help with this effort, please email

ThreadlessResource PageCommunications All small businesses, creatives, artists on various subjects related to COVID 19 impact to businessesAn aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
LocasaurLocasaur Personal MessagingCommunications Any independent business under 10 storefronts. personal messaging platform for local businesses to invite and communicate with customers and creatively do business at this time. Interested local businesses can receive personalized setup, simply download the Locasaur business app and follow steps to claim your business. We'll reach out to the provided contact.
NYC Office of Emergency ManagementEmergency Space NeededEmergency Relief All owners/leasers of larcg spaces for Emergency PreparationsSpace operators: If you have a large-ish space that might work as a community location or health care screening site, the NYC Office of Emergency Management wants your help! Not listed. Apply ASAP.
ReThink Food Emergency Food Response Emergency Relief All Food Businesses Food response Rethink Food NYC is a non-profit organization working to recover nutritious excess food to provide low or no-cost meals to New York City families in need. As a result of the coronavirus, we are increasing our operations as access to emergency food and supplies decreases. We are hiring temporary culinary team members, facilities team members and food distribution associates. Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Lucky’s Real Tomatoes Food Safety Grade Coolers Available for Temporary UseEmergency Relief All Food Businesses Email: larchibald@evergreenexchange.orglarchibald@evergreenexchange.orgEmergency Food responseDue to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Lucky’s Real Tomatoes is not utilizing its entire space at 29 Meserole Avenue. If any community organization is interested in using food safety grade coolers (38 ft long, by 26 ft wide, 14 ft high) please reach out to Leah Archibald.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
QEDC Entrepeneur Space Queens Incubator to Deliver Fresh FoodEmergency Relief Anyone in Astoria/LIC Area (with hopes to grow) 392-0025 Emergency Food responseOn Wednesday, March 25, the Entrepreneur Space will deliver delicious, nutritious, and freshly prepared meals from 10 am to 3:30 pm within the following zone: 33rd Street and 30th Avenue to Northern Boulevard; 48th Street to 36th Street; 36th Street and Honeywell Street; 35th Avenue and 21st Street. Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Founders Market NYC Food/Bev Community Support Doctors and Healthcare Workers Emergency Relief All NYC Food Businesses 838-7060Emergency Food response#FoundersGive is an initiative from Founders Market to bring together the food and beverage community to support the doctors and healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. While they're hard at work keeping us safe and healthy, it's our responsibility to make sure they have the energy to keep going. Not listed. Apply ASAP.
NYC Mask Crusaders PPE Mutual AidPPEs for Front Line WorkersEmergency Relief All Frontline Workers are given priority for PPE donations left over PPEs to frontline workers We've put out a call for the folliwing items: Masks - N95; Masks - surgical; Gloves - latex free; Gloves - latex; Gowns; Eye goggles; Booties (shoe covers); Metro card(s) N/A
Sew for NY Sew Masks from home for frontline workers Emergency Relief Anyone Up-To-Date Current Needs for Hospitals, Healthcare workers and nybody can help by cutting, sewing, driving, donating, or spreading the word. Separated, but together, we hope to save lives, one stitch at a time.N/A
3D Brooklyn COVID-19 Supplies NYC Form Emergency Relief Hospital/Healthcare Workers or Capable Manufacturers/Suppliers, Will Haude <will@3dbrooklyn.com347-637-7599Face Shield PPE Production Rapid production of Face Shields for New York City medical workers to help fill the skyrocketing demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Supplies are running out, and we need to act fast.

Right now we are capable of making about 250 Face Shields a day. With more machines we can increase that significantly in just a few days. You can help accelerate this effort by contributing to our Go Fund Me.

Each organization and end user must assess the effectiveness of all supplied items to determine whether they are suitable to the particular use and conditions of use involved. Our network is a collection of volunteers producing items. At this stage, we cannot certify any items for any particular purpose.
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
NYC SBS Employee Retention Grant ProgramFundingAll small businesses with fewer than 5 employees. to cover 40% of payroll costs for two months to help retain employees.Businesses, including non-profits, must:

- Be located within the five boroughs of New York City
- Demonstrate COVID19 caused at least 25% decrease in revenue
- Employ 1-4 employees in total across all locations
- Have been in operation for at least 6 months
- Have no outstanding tax liens or legal judgements

As part of the applications, you will be required to demonstrate a revenue decrease by providing documentation such as: point-of-sales reports, bank statements, quarterly sales tax filings, 2019 tax returns, or CPA-certified profit & loss statements. You can begin to gather these documents in preparation
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
NYC Emergency Rent AssistanceOne Shot Deal FundingEmergency assistance is provided for, but not limited to, the following situations:

- Homelessness
- Eviction or dispossess
- Utility disconnection or pending shut off
- Fire disaster
- Domestic violence
- Circumstances that affect the health and safety of the individual or family Rental Payment assistanceThe "One Shot Deal" emergency assistance program helps people who can't meet an expense due to an unexpected situation or event.N/A
Crowd SourcedCovid-19 Financial SolidarityFundingAnyone Monetary Relief Guidelines:

If your livelihood is being directly impacted by the Coronavirus crisis and you need support, post requests on this spreadsheet. If you are a white-collar employee working from home and still being paid your full salary, fulfill the requests below. GIVE GENEROUSLY: the only way to earn what you have, is to give it away.
Crowd SourcedCOVID-19 & Freelance ResourcesFundingIndependent Artist/SMall Business Community Robust Resource List An aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.N/A
Facebook Facebook Small Business Grants ProgramFundingSmall Business requirements/application not live yet, keep checking details as they become available. Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries.Facebook to begin taking applications in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can sign up to receive more information when it becomes available.Not Listed Yet, Keep Checking
Service2ServiceSupport for Service Industry/Gig/Freelance Workers during COVID-19FundingService industry/gig/temp workers N/A If you are 1) someone who has lost work and needs funds or other support, or 2) you are someone who can help out a neighbor in need, we have set up this platform to facilitate connecting you to each other. This is a grassroots effort to connect individuals to each other in efforts to provide relief for those who are unemployed or underemployed due to decrease in business and/or closures. Please fill out this form as fully as possible. We will match people based on needs for support, and put you in touch directly.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Your Friends in New York Pyer Moss Small Business Donation FundingMinority + Woman-Owned Small Businsses$50,000$50,000 for MWBE creative businesses currently in distress. Use it to cover payroll, pressign costs, Not listed. Apply ASAP.
NYC SBS NYC Small Business Continuity FundFundingBusinesses with fewer than 100 employees who have seen sales decreases of 25% or more interest loans of up to $75,000 to help mitigate losses in interest loans of up to $75,000 to help mitigate losses in profit.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Pursuit Lending Entrepreneurs of Color Fund FundingWomen and POC entrepreneurs Olushoga
212-785-5781$10,000 to $500,000 loans Provides access to affordable, responsible financing to minority small business owners in New York State. Loans are available from $10,000 to $500,000 through a convenient, digital application process, and free, one-on-one support is provided throughout the loan process. These low-interest loans afford MWBEs and DBEs to better position themselves for business growth and sustainability. PNot listed. Apply ASAP.
Hebrew Free Loan SocietyCoronavirus Financial Impact LoanFundingPeople who have lost wages due to being unable to go to work, Child care costs due to school closures, Small business losses, Related medical costs, Loan applicants must have annual pre-tax household income at or below the income limits for their household size.Application:

Guarantor Info:" and info@hfls.org212-687-0188$2000 - $5000 maxLoan Application completed and signed by the borrower (and their spouse, if they are married). Repayable in monthly installments of $250 & repayments begin one month after the loan is received and are made by electronic debit of a checking account.

Copies of government-issued photo IDs that include signatures and serve as proof of address for the borrower and their spouse (e.g. driver’s license). If the driver’s license does not include the borrower’s current address, HFLS will require proof of residency (e.g. a utility bill or account statement).
Voided check for the borrower’s checking account.

Guarantor Form completed and signed by the guarantor and their spouse, if they are married. Has to live in NYC’s five boroughs, Westchester, or Long Island. Has annual pre-tax household income of at least $30,000. Has good credit as evidenced by their credit report, which HFLS will obtain from a credit bureau.
Copies of government-issued photo IDs that include signatures for the guarantor and their spouse, if they are married (e.g. driver’s license or U.S. passport).
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
US Small Business AdministrationEconomic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)FundingBusinesses who have have sustained “substantial economic injury” due to the spread of the coronavirus.

These loans can be used to pay off outstanding debts, payroll and any other bills they are unable to pay. However, small businesses that have access to credit are not eligible. Small businesses with no available credit qualify for an interest rate of 3.75%, and nonprofits will have an interest rate of 2.75%. are first come first serve! Up to $2 million for small businesses affected by the coronavirus. Applications for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) are live. This is money coming straight from the treasury, there is no intermediary - you can apply directly with the SBA here. EIDL money can be used as working capital to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact.

Some highlights of the EIDL:

The SBA can approve and offer EIDL loans based solely on an applicant’s credit score or use an appropriate alternative method for determining applicant’s ability to repay.
Businesses may qualify for loans up to $2 million. Award is based on the size and type of business.
The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses.
The SBA waived any personal guarantee on advances and loans below $200,000.
Term: up to 30 years.
Deferral period: one year.
$10K emergency grant provision added through CARES Act.
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
LendtekLoan MatchingFundingAll Businesses for finding loans - with 0% fees. Loans granted on a Case-by-case basisBusinesses has to fill forms / download the appN/A
NY SERDA NYS Truck Voucher Incentive ProgramFundingfleets interested in purchasing or leasing an all-electric, plug-in hybrid electric, conventional hybrid, compressed natural gas (CNG), or propane medium- or heavy-duty vehicle can select from the below list of eligible vehicle models and purchase through an eligible Contractor:

Download the Vehicle Eligibility List: vary from $25,000 - $150,000

Check here:
NYTVIP provides vouchers, or discounts, to fleets across New York State that purchase or lease all-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), conventional hybrid electric (HEV), compressed natural gas (CNG), or propane medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (weight class 3 through 8) and scrap a similar older diesel vehicle that is part of their fleet. The Program works through a network of approved dealers (“Contractors”) that receive voucher payments after providing fleets with a discount on their vehicle purchases at the point of sale. This allows fleets to avoid having to pay upfront and apply for reimbursement later.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Kiva 0% interest loans for U.S. entrepreneurFundingAll U.S Entrepeneurs 479-54820% Interest Crowd Sources Loans Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 in San Francisco, with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive.

We do this by crowdfunding loans and unlocking capital for the underserved, improving the quality and cost of financial services, and addressing the underlying barriers to financial access around the world. Through Kiva's work, students can pay for tuition, women can start businesses, farmers are able to invest in equipment and families can afford needed emergency care.
Rolling Basis
Restaurant Workers’ Community FoundationRestaurant Workers COVID19 Crisis Relief Fund FundingRestaurant Community Relief FundRWCF has established a Restaurant Workers COVID19 Crisis Relief Fund to:

- Immediately direct money to organizations leading on-the-ground efforts in the restaurant community.

- To bolster our impact investing budget to provide zero-interest loans to businesses to maintain payroll during closure or re-open once this crisis has passed.

- To establish a relief fund for individual workers facing economic hardships or health crises as a direct result of COVID-19.
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Hot Bread Kitchen Emergency Relief FundFundingHot Bread Kitchen Businesses Hot Bread Kitchen stands firmly in solidarity with members of New York City’s food and restaurant industry, who face unprecedented challenges as a result of COVID-19. Our members, along with the rest of the food industry, are grappling with devastating uncertainty in the midst of this crisis. As a result, we remain steadfast in our commitment to supporting women, immigrants, and people of color in the food industry.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
US Small Business AdministrationPaycheck Protection ProgramFundingAny small business with less than 500 employees (including sole proprietorships, independent contractors and self-employed persons), private non-profit organization or 501(c)(19) veterans organizations affected by coronavirus/COVID-19. will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities.

The Paycheck Protection Program will be available through June 30, 2020
Business Loan Application (SBA Form 5) completed and signed by business

- IRS Form 4506-T completed and signed by Applicant business, each
principal owning 20% or more of the applicant business, each general
partner or managing member and, for any owner who has more than a 50%
ownership in an affiliate business. (Affiliates include business parent,
subsidiaries, and/or businesses with common ownership or management).

- Complete copies, including all schedules, of the most recent Federal income
tax returns for the applicant business; an explanation if not available.
Personal Financial Statement (SBA Form 413) completed, signed and dated
by the applicant (if a sole proprietorship), each principal owning 20% or
more of the applicant business, each general partner or managing member.

- Schedule of Liabilities listing all fixed debts (SBA Form 2202 may be used).


- Complete copies, including all schedules, of the most recent Federal income
tax returns for each principal owning 20% or more of the applicant
business, each general partner or managing member, and each affiliate
when any owner has more than a 50% ownership in the affiliate business.
Affiliates include, but are not limited to, business parents, subsidiaries,
and/or other businesses with common ownership or management.

- If the most recent Federal income tax return has not been filed, a year-end
profit and loss statement and balance sheet for that tax year is acceptable.

- A current year-to-date profit and loss statement.
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
LISCLISC/Verizon Small Business Recovery FundFundingSmall Businesses facing immediate financial pressure because of COVID-19—especially entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically underserved communities who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital. of up to $10,000can be used for:
- Paying rent and utilities
- Meeting payroll
- Paying outstanding debt to vendors
- Other immediate operational costs
April 4th
Made in NYC Made in NYC Learning Lab Learning All makers and manufacturers producing in NYC's five boroughs Marketing, Digital and New Product innovation strategy courses available all online Provide creative services, skills in marketing and branding to help small businesses thrive and stay afloat during time of economic uncertaintyN/A
SightUnseenBusiness Growth for Creative EntrepreneursLearning All Subscribed Businesses talks, studio tours, and other content Follow us on Instagram and tune in every day at 2pm EST. Here's our initial schedule, with more to come: WEDS 3/18, 2PM EST SU co-founder Monica Khemsurov will interview Holly Howard — a business consultant for creative entrepreneurs — about ways to cope with this crisis, then Howard will answer audience questions. THURS 3/19, 2PM EST Curator and designer Matylda Krzykowski — whoN/A
Brevity & Wit10 Ways Inclusive Leaders Can Mitigate Bias When Communicating About CoronavirusLearning Anyone Article 8 minute read N/A
NYC Department of Small Business ServicesCOVID 19 Factsheet Guidance for
Business Owners
Learning All Businesses, Preparation + Planning Tips for addressing changes in customer behavior due to the novel coronavirus
US Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Response ToolkitLearning Anyone Website: sharing: CDC’s coronavirus recommendations for businesses and workers across the country. We continue to encourage American businesses to follow data-based guidance from the CDC and state and local officials. Shareable graphics based on the CDC’s latest guidance for businesses and employees. N/A
CFDAResource PageLearning Fashion Designers, Fashion Manufacturers Collection of resources for fashion designers and manufacturers Public DirectoryN/A
International Economic Dvelopment Council (IEDC) COVID-19: Preparing for What Comes NextLearning Anyone 223-7800Free Webinar Join us to learn the latest on the impact COVID-19 is having on everything from small businesses to essential civil functions. Our moderator will engage speakers on their past experiences in emerging from economic calamity, whatever the cause -- natural disasters or previous outbreaks. Attendees will gain from past experiences and learn important information they can use in the coming weeks and months to help their communities recover from the impact of COVID-19.N/A
Fashion Girls For HumanityResources for creating a maskLearning Anyone and guides on how to create a maskHelp Support our Country’s Medical Personnel

Making protective masks & gowns is a great way to help during this critical time.
Pratt InstituteMeditation Incubator: Creative Mind, Business Mind
Learning Anyone Meditation Practice + Resources The Meditation Incubator seeks to offer participants an opportunity to learn meditation and mindfulness, to deepen creativity through visualization, and develop tools to develop their personal and professional development through contemplative practices. Participants learn how to use creative visualization and guided meditations to access their infinite potential.N/A
Gratefulness.orgResource Website Learning Anyone Practice + Resources A Network for Grateful Living is a global organization offering online and community-based educational programs and practices which inspire and guide a commitment to grateful living, and catalyze the transformative power of personal and societal responsibility.N/A
Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez Office Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES ActPolicy Guidance Guidance on the Federal Stimulus Package for Small Businesses 659-2955ince the $2 Trillion Federal Stimulus Package “CARES Act” was passed and signed into law last Friday March 27, there are financial resources for your small business or nonprofit if you need them.SBA’s Coronavirus landing page has been updated with good info including on the SBA Bridge Loan Program:
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office COVID-19 Legislation Guidance: Paid Sick Leave Bill To Provide Immediate Assistance For New Yorkers Impacted By Covid-19Policy Guidance All NY Business N/A Press Release Announcing Paid Sick Leave + Immediate Assistance
NY Council Member Mark GjonajPetition for Tax Deferment Policy Guidance Anyone can sign the petition to delay the payments of:

- business income tax

- real estate tax (including BID and commercial tax assessments)

- payroll tax

- water and sewage charges

- workers’ compensation and disability insurance

And negotiate with:

- utility companies to delay payments

- banks to delay payments on mortgages and loans

- insurance companies to ensure they honor business interruption claims

- landlords to be flexible with their tenants regarding rent payments

And finally to:

- suspend "Fair Workweek Law" predictive scheduling requirements for employers in NYC

- convene a task force of independently owned small businesses, government agencies, and elected officials to be proactive in examining the needs and response to small business
These measures will ensure that small businesses have the cash reserves to stay afloat. This pandemic has the potential to be the worst economic crisis we have ever experienced in our lifetime.Not listed. Sign ASAP.
NY Attorney General Letitia JamesCOVID-19 Application For Suspension Of Debt Collection ActivityPolicy Guidance Persons or businesses that owe (non-medical and non-student*) debts to the State of New York that have been referred to the Office of the Attorney General for collection and litigation. Any such person or business, or their dependents, that have been financially impacted by COVID-19, or the international, national, and state responses designed to prevent its spread, may complete and submit this application to be considered for certain forms of relief, including relief from collection activity, interest accrual, and the assessment of collection fees. of Debt Collection during the COVID-19 pandemic * NO APPLICATION IS NECESSARY FOR MEDICAL AND STUDENT DEBT - On March 17, 2020, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that her office will temporarily halt the collection of medical and student debt referred to the Office of the Attorney General for collection, for at least a 30-day period, in response to growing financial impairments resulting from the spread of COVID-19.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
NYS Empire State Development Submit Your COVID-19-Related Business QuestionsPolicy Guidance All Businesses N/A Answers from NY State to questions regarding grants, insurance, business assistance, taxes, employeers, COVID-19 response and more Fill out the form Not listed. Apply ASAP.
FDA FAQs on Shortages of Surgical Masks and GownsPolicy Guidance All Businesses + Individuals on PPE Regulations Read Regulations + Fuidance N/A
NYC SBSPPE Guidance + Screening ChartSourcing + Mfg of PPEsAll Manufacturers + Specs for producing PPEsPlease read guidance if you are interested in making PPEs for Healthcare or Frontline workersN/A
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office NYS Needs Companies to Begin Manufacturing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) ProductsSourcing + Mfg of PPEs All NYS Manufacturers Gertler at 212-803-3100Funding to any company to obtain the proper equipment and personnel. The Governor is also encouraging any company with the proper equipment or personnel to begin to manufacture PPE products if possible.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
NYC EDC NYC Manufacturers needed to produce PPEs
Sourcing + Mfg of PPEs All NYC Manufacturers/Makers N/ACity Contracts EDC is seeking businesses with the ability to source and/or make products to support the City’s COVID-19 response work.

Support can include:

- Sourcing or production of medical supplies and equipment (e.g., masks, gowns, face shields, ventilators, and other products as needed)
- Production or distribution of food
- Sharing connections to people willing and able to work on response efforts
Send your capabilities ASAP
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office NYC Companies looking to Sell Unused Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Products or Materials Sourcing + Mfg of PPEs All NYS Manufacturers Subotic at 646-522-8477Funding/ State Contract amid a shortage of personal protective equipment — or PPE — products in the state, including gloves, masks and gowns, the Governor is asking all PPE product providers to sell to the state any products that are not essential or not currently being used. Send your capabilities ASAP
FDA Report/Donate Supplies Shortage to the FDASourcing + Mfg of PPEs All Businsses to Supply Shortage, Alert FDA on Supply Chain ChallengesThe agency also encourages manufacturers and healthcare facilities to report any supply disruptions to the device shortages. Send your capabilities ASAP
Carolina Textile DistrictConnecting manufacturers and medical professionals who need PPESourcing + Mfg of PPEs Medical Provider & Any Manufacturer in connecting manufacturers that are available to make PPE with medical professionals that needed themThese are unprecedented times and we want to help. We are working together as hard as we can to help those who are on the front lines of this crisis.

If you are a medical provider or care facility looking for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), please click here. We will reach out as soon as possible and let you know if we are able to meet your request.

If you are a manufacturer willing to help with production of finished PPE or materials, please click here and we will be in touch soon.
City of New YorkSupplier Registration FormSourcing + Mfg of PPEs Anyone registration for goods that you want to sell or donate to the cityThis form helps gather critical information on supplies you have available and propose to sell or donate to the City of New York. You will receive a confirmation email on submission. Your submission is not a binding obligation but begins the process to confirm delivery capacity, specifications and quantities.N/A
MakerBotPrinting Initiative to Combat COVID-19Sourcing + Mfg of PPEs Hospitals, medical professionals, and other organizations who are in need can submit their requests and ideas aims to connect the needs of the medical community with MakerBot and our extensive network to support requests for supplies quickly and efficiently.As COVID-19 continues to impact the world, the need for 3D printing solutions to provide supplies to the medical community increases drastically. MakerBot is here to support the medical community at this time to help combat the shortage of necessary supplies.
Not listed. Submit ASAP.
Adafruit Manufacturing Face Shields/Critcal PPE ComponentsSourcing + Mfg of PPEs Essential Workers, Health Care Providers and more
646-465-3692Producing face shields and making/shipping critical components and electronics for COVID-19 related efforts and testing.Adafruit provides the following services:

- Medical equipment/instruments including:
Warehouse/distribution and fulfillment

- Essential manufacturing including:

- Essential health care operations including:
Medical supplies and equipment manufacturers and providers

We are maintaining some, but not all, business operations to assist in providing these valuable services to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.
Open Source COVID19 Medical SuppliesSummary, Blueprints, Patterns for of COVID19 Supply NeedsSourcing + Mfg of PPEs Anyone N/A Opensource/Free informaton to combat the challenges of COVID-19FOR MANUFACTURERS SKIP TO PAGE 4 FOR PPE BLUPRINTS, SPECS AND PATTERNS.

Our mission is to provide transparent, accurate, medically-reviewed content that will help communities around the world develop open source medical supplies. At the same time, recent cyberattacks on American health institutions and disinformation campaigns have shown that there are state-level actors who do not want accurate information shared. Thus, for the sake of information security, we have locked all of our public-facing content to read-only.

We welcome your feedback on the factual information presented here, and especially welcome links to new projects that we can share to the global community. If you have feedback you would like to share, or have an addition to make to our content (whether more information, or projects that should be added), PLEASE USE THIS FORM TO SUBMIT THAT FEEDBACK. This will allow our medical team to vet incoming supply design suggestions, and let us process feedback in a centralized way that is not prone to being taken down by malicious actors.
NYC Department of Citywide Administrative ServicesSupplier Registration FormSourcing + Mfg of PPEs Anyone registration for goods that you want to sell or donate to the cityThis form helps gather critical information on supplies you have available and propose to sell or donate to the City of New York. You will receive a confirmation email on submission. Your submission is not a binding obligation but begins the process to confirm delivery capacity, specifications and quantities.N/A
NYC SBSMaiic COVID-19 Business Support SurveyVolunteer Survey All Businesses the City builds out its responses to the challenges that industrial businesses are facing, we ask for you input in the types of resources that would be most beneficial to youAs the City builds out its responses to the challenges that industrial businesses are facing, we ask for you input in the types of resources that would be most beneficial to youNot listed. Apply ASAP.
NYC Mayor's Office of Food PolicyPrivate Sector Food Infrastructure in NYC - COVID-19 PlanningVolunteer Survey All Food + Beverage or accessory businesses, ccorcoran@edc.nycCity Contract to provide 25,000 means, scope of work and/or RFP or contract.Due to the repercussions of COVID-19 public health guidance, the Mayor's Office of Food Policy is exploring capacity of NYC businesses to make, provide, and deliver meals within New York City. They are assessing ability to provide other foods/groceries. Initial ask is for a 25,000 meals on a consistent basis, and please indicate if you can offer Kosher, Halal, or other cultural or ethnic options. All food producers, regardless of what they make and in what form should submit the form at this point. The Mayor's offices wants to survey as many food manufacturers as possible to understand if they could support with the preparation and delivery of food.
Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Made in NYC How has COVID-19 Affected Your Business?Volunteer Survey All NYC Manufacturers/Makers, madeinnyc@prattcenter.net718-637-8644Made in NYC wants to better understand how NYC's manufacturers have been impacted COVID-19 and what your businesses need.

We will aggregate and share this information to help guide organizations and city-agencies in their support of local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 virus.
Respondents should be NYC-based companies producing tangible prodcuts Not listed. Apply ASAP.
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Inquiry FormVolunteer Survey Brooklyn Small Business collection form to address your inquiries and concerns relating to the impact of COVID-19 on your businessThe Brooklyn Chamber is here to support small businesses by providing all of the available local resources for your business such as loan assistance , sales tax measures, and other relief information.Not listed. Apply ASAP.
itac Coronavirus Business Survey Volunteer Survey NYC Manufacturers collection form to address your inquiries and concerns relating to the impact of COVID-19 on your businessMust be a NYC manufacturer Not listed. Apply ASAP.
NYC Office of NightlifeSurvey for Nightlife Workers, Freelancers, and Businesses Impacted by COVID-19Volunteer Survey This survey is for workers, performers, independent contractors, and business owners in New York City nightlife, including bars, live music venues, nightclubs, lounges, restaurants, and other social and cultural spaces. N/A Data collection details for your canceled shifts, gigs, events, and other lost business income, revenue, or work opportunities so that we can share details with city-wide policy makers about the impacts of these closures.
We understand that sharing financial information can be sensitive and we appreciate your participation. Unless you provide contact information and consent, all information will be anonymous and aggregated. You will have the option to share your story if you like. Submit by Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5pm
NYS Department of Labor Unemployment Assistance WorkforceAll Businesses + Individuals to new work opportunities If you need to reduce staff, your employees can come to their local Workforce1 Career Center to access resources to help with unemployment, including working with a career counselor to find new employmentNot listed. Apply ASAP.
Aspen Leadership GroupSuccessful Virtual Meetings Using Video-ConferencingWorkforceAnyone Advice for job seekers + employment candidates Video conferencing technology is routine in many institutions, and facility and confidence with video technology is mandatory for individuals in the job market. The sooner you reach a level of comfort with this technology, the less worry you will have and the more time you will have to focus on your interview.N/A
The Legal Aid Society 1:1 Unemployment, Benefit Assistance, Legal Help for Low-Income Earners WorkforceSmall Business Owners, Workers 212-577-3300
Legal Advice The Access to Benefits (A2B) Helpline 888-663-6880 will be open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A2B staff can assist NYC residents with employment and unemployment benefits matters, issues related to Medicaid/health law, SNAP, public assistance, disability, and other benefits and issues related to COVID-19.