Available City-Sponsored Funds:
Submit an inquiry form for the Contract Financing Loan Fund.
Access loans of up to $1,000,000 at an interest rate of 3% to a contract with a City agency or City-funded entity.
Available State Funds:
Grow your small business with up to $150,000 in funding from the New York Forward Loan Fund 2. Learn more and pre-apply today.
Empire State Development (ESD) has developed a suite of capital access and equity programs [the New York State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)] to help New York State small businesses recover from the economic effects of COVID-19 and allow them the opportunity to succeed. Find out which SSBCI programs can help you here.
Available Federal Funds
Grant and loan programs are available through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Learn more here.
Disaster Assistance Loans
Businesses and homeowners affected by heavy rains and flooding in September 2023 can access financing up to $2M through a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) federal assistance program.
Starting Wednesday, December 6, three disaster loan outreach centers (two in Brooklyn and one in Nassau) will provide in-person application assistance and answer questions about the program and eligibility criteria. The centers will close on Friday, December 22.
Applications for disaster loans may be submitted online using the MySBA Loan Portal at lending.sba.gov.
Applicants may also call SBA's Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or email email@example.com. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability can dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services.Get Help Preparing Your Applications