4.13.2020 Important CoronaVirus Information for Small Businesses

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2020

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Small Business Updates & Resources
NJEDA COVID-19 Loan Program Application for Small Businesses opens at 9:00am - TODAY - Monday, April 13, 2020

Source: NJEDA

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will launch the application for its Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 9:00 am. A link to the program application will be posted on the State’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub. To provide business owners the opportunity to prepare to apply for the loan, a PDF version of the application became available on Monday, April 6th. The loan program is part of a package of initiatives announced to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

NOTE: The Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program is a new and additional resource for New Jersey small businesses from the NJEDA.

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Here's How to Apply for the NJEDA's Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program:


Check https://njsbdc.com/coronavirus for up-to-date information on New Jersey small business COVID-19 information/ resources.

Keeping the Lights On: Business Resiliency Webinar for SBDC Clients
Source: America's Small Business Development Centers

WHEN: April 14, 2020 | 1 pm ET

An actionable business resiliency plan could mean the difference between business continuity or closure. Join Grow with Google and America’s SBDC for a no-cost Business Resiliency webinar, "Keeping the Lights On". This webinar includes an introduction to a 25-page guide to help small business owners prepare to respond quickly and recover from disruptions. Webinar participants will receive the ‘Business Resiliency Guide’ and a ‘Business Resiliency Plan’ template they can customize to meet the specific needs of their business.

Additional Small Business Coronavirus Resources are Linked below:
Economic Disaster Relief
- Federal Financial Resources
- New Jersey State Financial Resources
- Income Tax Payment Deferral Information
- Private/ Corporate/ Third-Party Financial Resources
Employee Information & Resources
State of New Jersey
- New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC)
- New Jersey Department of Health
- New Jersey Department of Labor
- New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)
- NJ Department of Labor Information For Employees regarding Sick Leave
US Government
- Congress Finalizes COVID-19 Coronavirus Response Act: Prepare To Provide
Paid Sick Leave And FMLA
COVID-19 Health & Safety Information
- Guidance from the CDC
- NJ Department of Health
- BioNJ Combating COVID-19 Toolbox
Additional Resources Small Business Resources