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 New Jersey's COVID-19 Business Information website or 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, Passaic Counties, the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority launched the Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program. Most counties have exhausted their funds, but funds are still available for Passaic County small businesses.
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 as they become available 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.