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Small Business Assistance

This is an ongoing post that will be regularly updated. Last updated: July 27

Free Online Webinars:

COVID EIDL:  Small Business Relief and Recovery

Free Small Business Administration webinar:

The information presented at each webinar will be the same. 

The EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) helps hard-hit small businesses and nonprofits recover from the economic impact of the pandemic by providing advances and low-interest disaster loans.


Programs & Resources for Support:

Westchester County Launch1000 Program

Interested in becoming an entrepreneur or starting a home-based business? Exploring a non-profit venture? Launch1000 is an online self-paced program that helps you evaluate your idea, test it with potential customers, and determine if it will succeed. Learn more.

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