Small Business Administration

Fed money to help businesses bounce back after Sandy
Fed money to help businesses bounce back after Sandy
News Melissa Chan 8/23/2013 at 3:19PM

Small businesses in the borough will get nearly $200,000 in federal aid to bounce back after Sandy. The two-year grant will be given to the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), representatives from the borough announced late last week. The package is part of the more than $6 million the Small Business Administration (SBA) gave to [...]

NY extends deadline for FEMA disaster assistance programs
NY extends deadline for FEMA disaster assistance programs
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/27/2013 at 10:40AM

An additional extension has been granted for two government programs that financially help Sandy survivors in New York State, announced Governor Andrew Cuomo. Anyone living in New York City and Long Island, or the counties of Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster and Sullivan who suffered losses from the storm, including rent, essential home repairs and [...]

Sandy aid deadlines extended for FEMA grants, SBA loans
Sandy aid deadlines extended for FEMA grants, SBA loans
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/01/2013 at 3:05PM

The deadlines for two government programs to financially help Sandy survivors in New York State have been extended until March 29. Anyone living in New York City and Long Island, or the counties of Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Sullivan who suffered losses from the storm, including rent, essential home repairs and personal property losses [...]

Federal agencies aid LIC small businesses
Business Melissa Chan 11/29/2012 at 4:47PM

Dozens of small business owners brought to the end of their ropes by Superstorm Sandy received a helping hand in Long Island City. “You’re overwhelmed by losing your business and then you have to fill out paperwork on top of it,” said Gianna Cerbone-Teoli, owner of Manducatis Rustica Restaurant. “One guy said it would be [...]

Business owners get help after Sandy
Business owners get help after Sandy
Business Terence M. Cullen 11/19/2012 at 1:49PM

With some of their shops damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and unsure where to go for help, business owners were finally able to find out what options are available to them. Several agencies set up camp at Resorts World New York City on Friday, November 16 to help owners of south Queens get the [...]