Grants Available for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus Pandemic

Grants Available for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus Pandemic

If your business has experienced a tremendous decrease in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic, the grants below offer financial assistance to small business owners and minority-woman owned businesses:


The Your Friends in New York Business Relief Fund – For creative-based businesses owned and operated by minorities and women:


Facebook Small Business Grants Program:


Google announced donating an $200 million investment fund through Community Development. Financial Institutions and the Opportunity Finance Network to provide small businesses with capital:


Google will also offer $340 million in ad credits to small businesses:


Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by coronavirus, as part of our broader mission to ensure Business for All:


Freelancers Relief Fund – Offer financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs:


1517 Fund – $1,000 Grants for Startups & Entrepreneurs:


The Professional Beauty Association – The PBA COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide $500 to licensed beauty professionals who are unable to work due to COVID-19. The funding, if awarded to you, is intended to be emergency aid for short-term immediate needs such as food and bills:


New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Federation Northern Manhattan Recovery Fund:


ReThink Food Restaurant Response Program – NYC Based Restaurants:


Local Initiatives Support Corporation is offering grants up to $10,000:


The Doonie Fund – immediate economic investment of $100 for black women who own businesses:


The Amber Grant for Women making a grant of $4,000 to one woman in business every month:


Fueled by Purpose Micro Grant will be selecting one $500 grant winner randomly from grant applications submitted the week prior:


1010 WINS & BNB Bank will award $10,000 towards your small business of up to 100 employees:


BeSpoke Post is buying $10,000,000 of products from emerging brands and small manufacturers over the next 12 months:


West Side Small Business Grants from $5,000 and to $10,000 for businesses owned by people of color, immigrants, and women. Business must be located in the map catchment area found in application:


Yoga Support Fund – Many Yoga teachers and studios are struggling financially right now. Our community is built around teachers and studios, and we need to support them in their time of need:


Downtown Alliance created Small Business Rental Assistance Grants of $10,000 for essential ground-floor businesses between Battery Park and City Hall:


Hidden Star will be giving a $10,000 grant to 1 minority or women-owned entrepreneur randomly from grant applications:


Bronx Community Foundation Fund was created to provide aid to Bronx residents, organizations, and small businesses during these incredibly difficult times:


Prospect Heights Small Business Relief has started a solidarity fund to support small business owners and workers in our Prospect Heights neighborhood:


GoFundMe – Relief initiative to help small businesses affected by COVID 19. Businesses that raise at least $500 on GoFundMe:


National Grid – Matching grants for manufacturing businesses. NY based businesses already working with their local NYS Manufacturing Extension Partnership Centers (MEP). Up to $40K:


Prospect Heights Small Biz Relief – Fund to support small business owners and workers. Small business owners in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn:


Salesforce – Grants for US based small businesses. Up to $10K:


The Red Backpack Fund GlobalGiving – Grants to help support women entrepreneurs impacted by COVID 19. Majority women owned businesses and nonprofits with 1-50 employees, annual revenues less than $5M, and demonstrated revenue decrease. Up to $5K:


Verizon/LISC Small Business Recovery Fund – Grants for small businesses facing immediate financial pressure. Emphasis on entrepreneurs of color, women owned businesses and other historically underserved communities. Up to $10K:



Stay Strong, 

La Shawn, Small Business Warrior

Grants Available for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus Pandemic

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