Small business recovery grants now available

Empire State Development is recently announced the New York State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program, which was created to provide flexible grant assistance to currently viable small businesses, micro-businesses and for-profit independent arts and cultural organizations in the State of New York who have experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is NOW OPEN.

Grant awards will be calculated based on a business’ annual gross receipts for 2019:

— Annual gross receipts = $25,000-$49,999: $5,000/business;

— Annual gross receipts = $50,000-$99,999: $10,000/business; and

— Annual gross receipts = $100,000-$500,000: 10% of gross receipts (max grant is $50,000).

The program is administered by ESD and powered by Lendistry.

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce is the designated partner with the Chamber Alliance of New York State for the Mohawk Valley Region.

Feel free to contact the chamber if in need of assistance.


Starting at $4.15/week.

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