How to Apply for the New York City Small Business Resilience Grant

UPDATE: NYC has currently paused accepting new applications for this program as they process the overwhelming amount of applications they receive. We hope they open the program back up. Please keep checking back on the page If you have already started your application, you will be allowed to complete your application by logging in at


The New York City Small Business Resilience Grant is a program from the Department of Small Business Services to help NYC small businesses get back on their feet. Eligible businesses could get $10,000 to help them pay for operating expenses for their business incurred between March 3, 2021, and December 23, 2024.


*This program is only open to NYC small businesses registered in New York State that were open before Oct 1, 2019 and are operating on the date that you fill out the application. Please read the full eligibility on before you apply.*

WHEDco is a non-profit in the Bronx and an official NYS Technical Assistance provider. If you are a Bronx business owner and need help with your application, call/text 347-973-0945.


– Application Certification (from
– Government Issued Photo ID
– 2019 Business Income Tax returns
– Proof of loss of sales, gross receipts or revenue comparing same period in 2020 to 2019
— quarterly (P&L Statements or quarterly taxes
— annually (2020 Business Income Tax, etc)
– Signed W-9 form