Westchester County Business FIRSTOctober 14, 2022
Westchester County Business FIRST: Financial Investments for Recovery and a Sustainable Tomorrow is providing immediate financial relief to Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs), Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Businesses (SDVOBs) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Qualifying organizations can apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $45,000.
TO BE ELIGIBLE
- MWBEs must be Registered with the Westchester County MWBE program or Certified by the New York State Division of Minority and Women’s Business
- SDVOBs must be Certified by New York State as a Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Businesses (SDVOB).
- DBEs must be Certified by a Certifying Partner in the New York State Unified Certification Program (NYSUCP).
- The organization’s primary location must be in Westchester County.
- The organization must be currently open with plans to stay open, or temporarily closed with plans to reopen in 2022.
- More eligibility information can be seen by clicking on “Apply Now” below.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS GRANT OPPORTUNITY:
- Organizations who are delinquent on County taxes, fees or licenses are not eligible for this grant.
- Organizations who received a Business FIRST Grant in 2020 or 2021 from Westchester County.
- Organizations who received or will receive a Shuttered Venue Operators Grant from the SBA.
The Westchester County Business FIRST grant program is being administered by the Westchester County Office of Economic Development through the American Rescue Plan.
To apply for the grant, please go to: https://dbgrant.westchestergov.com/dbgrant/dbGrantForm
Need help completing your application? Contact our partner Charlene Nixon, President and CEO of the Westchester Multicultural Chamber, to receive assistance at: email@example.com