COVID-19 Small Business Lending Options & Resources

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as of April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Small Business Lending Options & Resources

Our goal is to provide you with the most up-to-date small business funding opportunities and resources during this time. As you navigate your options, feel free to reach out to us with any questions and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

We will do our best to provide you with the most up-to-date lending options so that you can decide what’s best for your business.

Guides to lending options, webinars, free assistance with lending applications and more! Check back often as we update small business COVID-19 resources.

Do you have questions about small resources and lending options? Check out our FAQ section.

Lending Options

If your business has been impacted by COVID-19, the SBA offers grants, forgivable loans and other lending opportunities as part of the CARES Act. You can also apply for our Emergency Express Loan for up to $10,000 in bridge capital.  Please note:  we are linking to the source for the most up-to-date and current information.

COVID-19 SBA lending is available through the CARES Act which provides

The SBA Disaster Recovery Loan Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering injury as a result of the COVID-19.

Visit the SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus website

SBA Website

SBA Debt Relief

The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit the SBA Debt Relief website

SBA Website

NY Forward Loans for Landlords

This loan program provides up to $100K for small landlords and property owners. We are proud to partner with Community Preservation Corporation.

The SBA Paycheck Protection Program

This loan program provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.

An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis.

SBA Website

Small Business & Nonprofit Resources

Explore the differences in the COVID-19 SBA Lending Options

A Guide to the CARES Act

FAQs about the Paycheck Protection Program via the US Treasury

PPP Guidance on Self-Employment

Payment Protection Loan Document Checklist

Find a PPP Provider

Review this PPP Documentation Checklist from Empire State Development

Find Your Local SBA Resource Partners

IRS COVID-19 Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave for Small Businesses

Resources and Discounts for Nonprofits

Federal Income Tax Extension

Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions?  Please contact our Lending Team at with questions or immediate needs.