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- Confidential and no-cost one-on-one counseling with our NYS Certified business counselors
- On-site assistance available-at your business location
- Workshops offered on key topics and areas of specific concern for business owners
- Resources at the Research Network that can assist with market information, industry trends, sample business plans, etc.
- Asesoramiento confidencial y sin costo uno a uno con nuestros asesores comerciales certificados de NYS
- Asistencia disponible en el locación de su empresa
- Talleres ofrecidos sobre temas clave y áreas de preocupación específica para dueños de negocios
- Recursos en la Red de Investigaci
ón que pueden ayudar con información de mercado, tendencias de industria, ejemplos
de planes de negocios, etc.
The Hispanic initiative has been generously sponsored by Bank of America. We are proud to partner with them on this economic intitative.
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Grow-NY Food & Agriculture Business Competition Application Deadline: Thursday, July
The Grow-NY competition is for start-ups with growth potential in food and agriculture. Applicants must be an established business entity in the food, beverage, and/or agriculture space. Examples of food and agriculture startups include, but are not limited to, companies that: Research and design new crop varieties; Offer new methods and/or tools to support the efficient growing, monitoring, and harvesting of crops and livestock; Offer new and/or improved methods for producing, preparing, and packaging food and beverage products or ingredients; Represent high-growth opportunities for new and innovative food and beverage products or ingredients.
Directory of Resources for Minority Businesspersons
For more information, click here
Identify, Track and Engage a Loyal Customer Base with free Technology Enhancement Assistance
Who is Your Trending Customer Base?
How are You Reaching This Audience?
- Digital Menus
- App-Based Ordering
- Server VS Tablet
Stony Brook University - Suffolk County Forward Programs
Small Business Tech Enhancement Program:
The SBDC has partnered with Suffolk County Forward Program and Stony Brook University Colleges of Business and Engineering to assist Suffolk County small business owners enhance online technology capabilities. The Technology Enhancement Program will assess small businesses’ current technology profile, pinpoint needs, and assist in developing solutions.
For more information on all Suffolk County Forward programs, visit the Stony Brook University College of Business Website.
This Week's TECHTalk
Doge! Elon Musk's SpaceX just announced that they're launching a Dogecoin-funded satellite to the moon in early 2022. This is coming just a day after the "dogefather" went on SNL and hyped up the popular cryptocurrency. What's dogecoin you say? It's valued currently as the fourth biggest cryptocurrency on Earth. Read here to learn more.
New Things Taxpayers Should Consider as They Get Ready to File Taxes in 2021
When people get ready to file their federal tax return there are new things to consider when it comes to which credits to claim and what deductions to take. These things can affect the size of any refund the taxpayer may receive.
SBA Disaster Assistance
SBA Disaster Assistance through the Stony Brook SBDC in Response to the Corona Virus
A Business Advisor will help you through the abundance of resources available for your particular business/industry.
Employee Retention Credit
Tax incentives for keeping employees on the payroll if your business:
- Has 500 or fewer employees;
- Was at least partly closed due to a government order OR the business’s revenue declined by 20% or more for any
- quarter this year; AND
You kept employees on the payroll: You may be eligible for 2021 employee retention
tax credits of up to $28,000 per employee. And the longer you keep your employees
on payroll, the more benefits you are eligible to receive.
SBA: PPP Funds Exhausted for All But CDFIs, MDIs
The Small Business Administration, effective May 4th, 2021, has informed trade associations that Paycheck Protection Program funding has been exhausted and that the PPP application portal has now stopped accepting applications for loans from most lenders. Learn more here
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Application Portal Now Open
The U.S. Small Business Administration has reopened the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal, effective Monday, April 26th, 2021 at 12PM EST. Applicants will need a smartphone and a multi-factor authenticator app to register and apply. Click here to be directed to the SVOG application portal.
Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to launch the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) as part of its continued effort to support Veterans seeking retraining and economic opportunities in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. VA in partnership with the Department of Labor published a list of high-demand occupations. The list is available here and includes healthcare, education, media, engineering, and high tech opportunities.
Paycheck Protection Program Open Through May 31st, 2021
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To learn more, click here.
SBA to Increase Lending Limit for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Starting the week of April 6, 2021, the SBA is raising the loan limit small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 EIDL program. To learn more, click here
PPP & EIDL Borrowers Now Eligible for the New York Forward Loan Fund
The New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is an economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small residential landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE.
To learn if you are eligible and to apply, click here
- All SBA disaster loans made in calendar year 2020, including COVID-19 EIDL, will have a first payment due date extended from 12-months to 24-months from the date of the note.
- All SBA disaster loans made in calendar year 2021, including COVID-19 EIDL, will have a first payment due date extended from 12-months to 18-months from the date of the note.
Learn more here
SBA Removes SAM Registration Requirement for the Restaurant Revitalization Grant Program
The SBA has updated their requirements for the Restaurant Revitalization Grant Program, as well as ansered a series of frequently asked questions. The FAQ, compliled by the Independent Restaurant Coalition, can be read here
Restaurant Revitalization Grant Program
An eligible business may receive a tax-free federal grant equal to the amount of its pandemic-related revenue loss, calculated by subtracting its 2020 gross receipts from its 2019 gross receipts. Read the policy brief here
USDA Announces ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ to Distribute Resources
The USDA is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers, and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions. The new initiative, known as the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers, will reach a broader set of producers than in previous COVID-19 aid programs. Learn more here
For more complete information, click each of the programs below:
- Paycheck Protection Program
- New Economic Injury Disaster Loan
- SBA Debt Relief
- SBA Express Bridge Loans
Pursuit provides businesses with affordable loans and resources so that they can transform and grow. Check out their COVID-19 Resource Center .
30/60/90 Day Plan -
A comprehensive plan for pivoting your business during COVID-19. Authored by Stony
Brook SBDC business advisor Willa Smith
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