Covid-19 Response

Small Business Assistance

Small businesses are at serious risk. These enterprises are the lifeblood of communities, providing critical goods and services as well as jobs to locals. Small businesses desperately need emergency assistance to bridge the gap and stay afloat until the crisis passes.

Below are the ways LISC is providing assistance to the small business community.

Small Business Relief Grants image
LISC is providing grants to small businesses facing immediate financial pressure because of Covid-19.
SBA Paycheck Protection Program image
PPP is designed to keep small businesses' workers on payroll and doors open.
NY Forward Loan Fund image
This $100 million loan fund will provide flexible, low-interest capital to small businesses and nonprofits in New York State reeling from the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Additional Resources & Services image
Various resources and support services that small businesses may find helpful during this time.