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 and Community


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.

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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.

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Eisner Amper – CARES Act summary / navigating business disruptions

First Guidance Issued for New Paycheck Protection Program Loans 


tech:nyc – COVID-19 resource guide

BestAccountingSoftware - US States' Small Business Support Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic


NYC Government & Chambers of Commerce

NYC Help Now – Assistance for Individuals

NYC Small Business Services – Assistance for small businesses


Greater NY Chamber of Commerce


Borough Presidents - messaging and contact info

Manhattan – Gail Brewer

Brooklyn – Eric Adams

Queens – Melinda Katz

Bronx – Rubin Diaz Jr.

Staten Island – James Oddo 

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


NY State Government

Wide range of NY State government actions during COVID-19

NY Attorney General, Letitia James – Warnings about consumer scams

NYS Office of Mental Health

US Government 

How to prepare & protect yourself

US Department of the Treasury

Internal Revenue Service

Small Business Administration

Wide range of federal government actions during COVID-19