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SBA Coronavirus Small Business Financial Assistance Programs

For more complete information on these programs (and other assistance options), visit SBA’s Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources page.

The following programs in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, each administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, are intended to assist business owners in overcoming the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ended on May 31, 2021. Existing borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness.

Economic Injury Disaster Loans

NOTE: Deadline for this loan program is December 31, 2021.

SBA is still accepting Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applications from all qualified small businesses.

If you need assistance with your EIDL application, make an appointment with a New York SBDC advisor.

Click here to learn more about who qualifies, terms, etc.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Applications are now closed.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) ended on Aug. 21, 2021.

SBA Debt Relief

The SBA Debt Relief program will provide a reprieve to small businesses as they overcome the challenges created by this health crisis.

For more information, go here:

SBA Express Bridge Loans

The Express Bridge pilot loan program expired March 13, 2021.