Small Business Assistance

This is an ongoing post that will be regularly updated. Last updated: May 17, 2022

Free Online Webinars:


You Created a Business Plan. Now What?

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 1-2:30 pm

Having a business plan is the first step in starting your own business.  In this webinar, you will learn the next step, how to execute your business plan.  Register here for this SCORE webinar.


How to Find Grant Opportunities for Your Small Business

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 1-2 pm

The pandemic and economic relief efforts have led to more grant opportunities than ever.  This webinar will help you understand the small business grant landscape, where to find funding, and more.  Register here for this SCORE webinar

Google Business Profile – How to Rank High on Google Local Search Results

Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 1-2  pm

Learn how to manage your Google Business Profile, optimization strategies and  answers to frequently asked questions.  Register here for the SCORE webinar.

 



Programs & Resources for Support:

Yonkers Small Business Center

The Department of Planning & Development will become a resource in assisting Yonkers local businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. Small businesses and nonprofits which would like to inquire about the CARES Act can contact the Yonkers Small Business Center for one-on-one assistance on the SBA Application at smallbiz@yonkersny.gov or at 914-343-4113.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Links 
Other Resources
Webinars and programs
  • Grow with Google: A four-part free digital readiness series designed to help you develop the skills to succeed online and grow your small business.  Learn how to get your local business on Google search and maps, reach customers online with Google, sell online with e-commerce tools, connect with customers and manager your business remotely. Sign up here for this free SCORE and Grow with Google series.

  • SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, offers free online workshops on topics ranging from startup strategies to marketing and finance. Attendees can watch webinars live or view recordings online on their own time.

  • NFIB (the National Federation of Independent Business) is offering resources to help entrepreneurs during the crisis. Hover over “CORONAVIRUS” with your cursor to see a menu of webinars, regular news updates, and other information.

Small Business Websites