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US Census Bureau: Small Business Pulse Survey Updates

  Small Business Pulse Survey Updates The U.S. Census Bureau is in a unique position to produce data on the social and economic effects of COVID-19 on American households and small businesses. Please note: data collection for Phase 5 of the Small Business Pulse Survey ended July 18th. [...]

2021-07-25T08:48:43-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

US Department of Commerce Announces $153 Million to Promote Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

  US Department of Commerce - $83 million in funding comes from the American Rescue Plan to support research and development to prevent, prepare for and respond to coronavirus outbreaks The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made two awards totaling $153 million to [...]

2021-07-25T11:05:56-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

SVOG – Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

This grant provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19. Apply Here Program details The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over [...]

2021-07-25T10:56:35-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

NJEDA Announces $17.5 Million New Jersey Community Stage Relief Grant Program

  The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced the New Jersey Community Stage Relief Grant Program. The $17.5 million program will provide grants of up to $300,000 to eligible for-profit establishments that host at least two regularly occurring live performances or events per week. More information about the [...]

2021-07-25T11:01:51-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Provide $135 Million in Small Business Relief

Brings EDA Total to More than $700 Million in Direct Small Business Relief Since the Start of the Pandemic Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (S-3982) providing additional aid to small businesses as New Jersey continues to provide support to small businesses as they recover from the pandemic. The bill [...]

2021-07-25T11:04:01-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

Department of Commerce – Grants and Contract Opportunities

  Learn more about grants and contracting opportunities at the Department of Commerce and its bureaus. Grants Search Grants.gov for all open Department of Commerce grants. Minority Business looking for assistance? The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) delivers additional financial assistance to a national network of MBDA Business Centers and Specialty Centers. [...]

2021-07-25T08:46:49-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

NJEDA – Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program Phase 2

  Updated: July 16, 2021 The Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program provides direct financing of up to $100,000 to New Jersey-based businesses and nonprofits that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-registration for the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program (Phase 2) will be open from 9:00 [...]

2021-07-18T13:02:48-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

National SBIR Week starts Monday July 19! Connect with Funding Agencies!

National SBIR Week starts Monday July 19! Connect with Funding Agencies! Join SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman for welcome remarks on July 19. The 2021 National SBIR Week is a virtual outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies and the organizations that support them to the country’s largest source of early stage funding [...]

2021-07-18T13:08:38-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

New Jersey Employers Add Jobs in June

  Preliminary estimates produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that total nonfarm wage and salary employment in New Jersey increased by 16,600 in June to reach a seasonally adjusted level of 3,935,600. This represents the sixth consecutive month of job gains in the state’s recovering labor [...]

2021-07-18T13:13:57-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

NJEDA Board Approves Proposed Amendments to Expand Angel Investor Tax Credit Program

  The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved proposed amendments to the state’s Angel Investor Tax Credit Program rules that will help fuel investments into early-stage New Jersey technology companies and bolster New Jersey’s innovation economy. The amendments were based on expansions and revisions made to the program by both [...]

2021-07-18T13:17:08-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|