COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Non-Profits
Private business owners, landlords and non-profit organizations have been seriously impacted by COVID-19. Below, we have tried to highlight the topics that we are asked about frequently. If you do not see the topic that you are looking for, please visit our state's COVID-19 website.
News and Resources for NJ Business Owners and Non-Profits
Local Assistance may be Available
As we hear of local business assistance programs, we will post them here.
- Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program - Through a partnership with Essex, Ocean and Passaic Counties, the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority is launching the Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program. Learn more
- Monmouth County Economic Grant Program - The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has dedicated $10 million of its allocated CARES funding to support their community’s small businesses and non-profit organizations as they struggle to provide residents and visitors with their essential and exceptional goods and services during these unprecedented times. Learn more
Grant and Loan Availability from State - The Administration is working with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to develop programs to support small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out what has been done and learn about current programs here.
New Jersey Business Action Center - If you have business-related Coronavirus-19 questions, you are welcome to call the New Jersey Business Action Center (8 am–5 pm) at 1-800-JERSEY-7 or to talk with the office personnel using a live online chat feature on their site.
News and Resources for Non-Profit Organizations
The Center for Non-Profits created Going Forward: Best Practices and Considerations for Non-Profit Reopening in an effort to assist vital organizations in our state as they adjust to our new environment. The guide is intended to be used as a framework, with the expectation that your organization's recovery will require responsiveness to a continuously shifting environment. This is not a legal guide or official directive, but rather a tool to give you food for thought and connections to additional resources. Information is changing rapidly. Visit the Center’s COVID-19 online resource page for their latest guidance.