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CCSNJ Resource Center Updates

CCSNJ Resource Center Updates

Business resources, news alerts and press releases from the community.  

On July 29, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority(NJEDA) announced the Ecommerce Technical Assistance Program a new program to provide e-commerce services for small businesses. The Authority has engaged the services of Hudson Integrated, Positive

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On July 28, Governor Phil Murphy announced an additional $15 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding has been made available to New Jersey small businesses struggling with the pandemic.

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On July 23, Governor Phil Murphy announced the the Small Business Lease - Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP). This program is the first component of a broader Main Street Commercial Corridors Relief Package to be paid for with federal CARES Act

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On July 2, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A4132) which modifies the State’s shared work program and changes eligibility for the State’s unemployment insurance program. Participating in a shared work program is a viable way for employers to avoid

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On July 1, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced unemployed workers will be eligible for an additional 20 weeks of unemployment benefits. Previously, unemployment benefits maxed out at 39 weeks.

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The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ) has been a constant source of information for our members as we have collectively navigated the past several months together.

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On June 22,The New Jersey Economic Development Authority will begin releasing an initial batch of awards from phase 2 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program.

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On June 15, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek information, ideas, and solutions on how to ensure the state’s small businesses and nonprofits have access to personal p

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On June 12, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat Christie announced the New Jersey 30 Day Fund, a new nonprofit entity that will provide forgivable loans up to $10,000 to small businesses impacted by COVID19.

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On June 11, the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development released new guidance regarding returning to work. Along with the new guidelines, the Department released FAQs for employers and employees. The links for the resources can be found bel

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On June 9, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced an expansion of its Micro Business Loan Program to assist New Jersey small businesses. The expanded program will provide financing up to $50,000 for micro businesses and nonprofits

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On June 8, the Federal Reserve Board expanded its Main Street Lending Program to allow more small and medium-sized businesses to be able to receive support. The Board lowered the minimum loan amount, raised the maximum loan limit, adjusted the principal r

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The expanded Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program will be available at 9:00 a.m. TODAY, June 9, 2020 in both English and Spanish. The $45 million program will provide grants up to $10,000 to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandem

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The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced that it will pursue approval from its Board on Tuesday, June 9 to allow all types of 501(c) non-profit organizations to apply for funding under the second phase of the Small Business Emer

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On June 2, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that applications for the expanded Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program will be available at 9:00 a.m. on June 9, 2020 in both English and Spanish. The $45 million pro

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On May 29, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced partnerships with three leading minority and women-owned marketing and public relations firms, including CCSNJ member 360 Marketing & PR.

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On May 22, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) held a special Board Meeting to approve the use of an additional $5 million in funding from the CARES Act’s federal Coronavirus Relief Fund to support the original Small Business Emergency A

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On May 22, Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of the PPE Supplier Registry, a joint effort by the Office of Governor Murphy, the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Office of Innovation, and the New

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The NJEDA encourages businesses to explore the following programs, which pre-date the COVID-19 outbreak.

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PUA is a new program authorized by Congress as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide unemployment benefits to workers not eligible for regular unemployment.

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New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that Goldman Sachs, in partnership with Pursuit, has committed $10 million to loans for small businesses in New Jersey.

New Jersey Economic Development Authority

NJEDA launched its New Jersey Entrepreneur Support Program, a $5 million program that will create a guarantee to support repayment of an investor loan advanced for working capital purposes.

New Jersey Economic Development Authority

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has released a comprehensive FAQ page & PDF of common questions about the various programs and benefits available to workers during this unprecedented time, with answers and links to additional

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The application for the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program is now open.

New Jersey Economic Development Authority

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will launch the application for its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9:00 am. A link to the grant program application will be posted on the State’s COVID-19

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The county’s small-business loan program will provide working capital during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The team at the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey is here to make it as easy as possible for you to get up-to-date and accurate information on COVID-19. Bookmark the CCSNJ Resource page where you can access links to the latest Legislative Updates, a

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Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is seeking information from small-to-medium enterprise owners and leaders to inform the development of new programs and initiatives to support organizations during the COVID-19

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Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will be launching a COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal to help employers who have critical hiring needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Pursuant to Executive Order 103 (Murphy 2020) (“EO 103”) in response to increasing numbers of employers encouraging employees to work from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is waiving certain

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