COVID-19 Resources, Asks and Offers

We know life has changed quickly and it's a challenge to continue adapting daily to the new world around us, but we also know that the support of COMMUNITY is key to this amazing ecosystem surviving, rebuilding, and thriving on the other side. 

In addition to knowing how to stay safe and healthy, a burning question of the moment is how we will take care of our financial needs – for ourselves and for our businesses.

Whether you need to learn policy and actions at the federal, state or local level, our aim is to arm you with resources and information you need to navigate the road ahead. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but rather key places to access for latest news and updates as well as key points of contact.

Resources from NY Tech Alliance Partners

 

Civic Hall – Their CivicTech Field Guide is a page that will be continuously updated with virtual events, funding opportunities, and collaborative civic tech projects that will try to help the world respond and recover.

Check It Out Here

Google – Has put together a comprehensive resource kit for small businesses. They have also committed $800+ million to support small businesses and the crisis response.

Check It Out Here

 

Eisner Amper – CARES Act summary / navigating business disruptions

https://www.eisneramper.com/coronavirus-knowledge-center/ 

 

tech:nyc – COVID-19 resource guide

https://docs.google.com/document/d/12KbEKMrLrZf-nUvuHoFtLPHAARIDEc7kcWTUwBnI8dw/preview



NYC Government & Chambers of Commerce

NYC Help Now – Assistance for Individuals

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/helpnownyc/get-help/individuals.page

NYC Small Business Services – Assistance for small businesses

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/sbs/index.page

 

Greater NY Chamber of Commerce

https://www.chamber.nyc/

 

Borough Presidents - messaging and contact info

Manhattan – Gail Brewer

https://www.manhattanbp.nyc.gov/

Brooklyn – Eric Adams

https://www.brooklyn-usa.org/

Queens – Melinda Katz

https://www.queensbp.org/

Bronx – Rubin Diaz Jr.

http://bronxboropres.nyc.gov/

Staten Island – James Oddo

https://www.statenislandusa.com/bp-james-oddo.html 

NYC City Council Members - messaging and contact info for local representatives

https://council.nyc.gov/districts/

 

NY State Government

Wide range of NY State government actions during COVID-19

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

NY Attorney General, Letitia James – Warnings about consumer scams

https://ag.ny.gov/coronavirus

NYS Office of Mental Health

https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/covid-19-resources.html



US Government 

How to prepare & protect yourself

https://www.coronavirus.gov/

US Department of the Treasury

https://home.treasury.gov/fedresponse

Internal Revenue Service

https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus

Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

Wide range of federal government actions during COVID-19

https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus