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New York State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program

A grant program administered by The New York Empire State Development (ESD). Grants amounts are from $5,000 - $50,000, depending on annual gross receipts from $25,0000 - $500,000 is one eligibility requirement. Additional eligibility requirements include.

  • Must be in business on or before March 1st, 2019
  • Must show at least a 25% decrease in annual gross receipts due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Use of funds must be for 2020 operating expense

To apply for the grant, you will need the following documents:

  • Application Certification, found on the website
  • Government issued Photo ID
  • 2019 Business Tax Return
  • 2020 Business Tax Return
  • Two (2) documents showing Proof of Business Location (Utility bill, current bank statement, insurance bill, etc.)
  • If you have employees need to provide NYS-45 statements
  • Document showing authorization to operate in NYS (DBA, Business License, etc.)
  • Bank Verification (this is where the funds would be deposited on approval)
  • If there are additional owners with 20% of more ownership of the business, documentation must be provided.

To access the application online go to https://nysmallbusinessrecovery.com/ or gather all you documents and make an appointment with Bonnie Collins, Ag Business Management Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County in Oriskany, NY and she will help you complete the application. Collins can be reached at 315/736-3394 ext. 104 or email her at bsc33@cornell.edu.