Below you will find links to all of our business outreach newsletters and blasts that have been sent out to our business contacts during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Within them you will find information and links to business assistance programs and resources.  Also included are descriptions of webinars, zoom meetings and other online training opportunities that you can participate in to learn how to complete applications and forms for grants and loans and how to prepare your business to reopen safely based on New York State industry sector guidelines. 

 

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July 1, 2020 - Hand Sanitizer and Face Mask Drive Thru in Niagara Falls on Thursday

June 29, 2020 - Phase Four Begins Tomorrow, Unified in Safety Campaign, PPP Forgiveness Webinar

June 23 2020 - Higher Education Guidelines, Face Masks and Sanitizer Available to the Public, Regulatory Webinars

June 17, 2020 - Paycheck Protection Program Updates / Webinars, Niagara County has Infrared Thermometers Available

June 16, 2020 - Phase Three Begins, PPE Still Available for Businesses, SBA EIDL Program Portal Reopened, Upcoming Webinars

June 10. 2020 - Child Care & Day Camp Guidelines, Goggles for Hair Salons Available, Phase III Reopening Webinars,  PPP Updates

June 9, 2020 - Phase Three Reopening Guidelines Released

June 8, 2020 - Reminder, Hand Sanitizer and Face Masks Still Available

June 5, 2020 - Additional Hand Sanitizer and Face Masks Available to Businesses

June 4, 2020 - Additional Guidance Related to Outdoor Dining, Binational Videoconference

June 3, 2020 - Outdoor & Takeout/Delivery Food Service Added to Businesses Allowed to Reopen in Phase Two

June 2, 2020 - Binational Videoconference, USDA Business & Industry CARES Act Program Webinar

June 2, 2020 - WNY Region Begins Phase Two, Restaurant Sector Webinar, PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinar

June 1, 2020 - Hand Sanitizer Scheduled Pick-up

May 29, 2020 - Phase Two NYS Reopening Guidelines, Face Masks Available, Restaurant Sector Webinar

May 28, 2020 - Hand Sanitizer Available, NY Forward Loan Fund Webinar

May 26, 2020 - NY Forward Loan Fund, PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinar, NCCC Retail/Manufacturing Webinars, Virtual Business Webinar

May 22, 2020 - New York Forward Loan Fund

May 20, 2020 - Face masks available for businesses through Niagara County Emergency Services

May 19, 2020 - COVID-19 Legal & HR Webisode, NCCC Retail & Manufacturing Webinars, Online Business Presence Webinar

May 18, 2020 - Phase One Reopening Guidelines, NY Forward Business Reopening Lookup Tool, PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

May 15, 2020 - Retail Industry Webinar, Virtual Business Network Session

May 14, 2020 - Phase One NYS Reopening Guidelines

May 13, 2020 - Additional face masks available for businesses through Niagara County Emergency Services

May 13, 2020 - COVID-19 resources and guidelines highlighted on NCCED website

May 4, 2020 - CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program, Legal Assistance Webinars, Virtual Business Network Session

May 4, 2020 - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans available for agricultural businesses

April 27, 2020 - Legal Assistance Webinars

April 24, 2020 - CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

April 23, 2020 - Face coverings available through Niagara County Emergency Services

April 18, 2020 - WNY COVID-19 Business Impact Survey, Save Small Business Fund, IRS Employee Retention Credit, Face Masks Available

April 1, 2020 - CARES Act, Assistance for Agricultural-Based Businesses, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

March 23, 2020 - Essential Business Waiver, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Paid Leave for COVID-19

March 20, 2020 - Childcare for Essential Workers, Essential Business Waiver

March 20, 2020 - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Empire State Development Resource Tool