Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

National ACE has teamed up with Verizon to deliver personalized tools for small businesses like yours to succeed in today’s digital world. Learning modules, expert coaching, peer networking, and more—it’s all here, and it’s all part of our goal to provide resources to help one million small businesses thrive in the digital economy. Register now…

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Business Preparedness and Resiliency Program

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) this week launched a new grant to support small businesses and commercial properties in New York City floodplains become more resilient in the face of natural disasters. The BPREP Risk Assessment and Grant Program offers a free, one-on-one resiliency assessment to help businesses and commercial properties identify vulnerabilities, and provides to eligible…

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PowerUP Business Plan Competition

Calling all Brooklyn start-up entrepreneurs as we enter the 21st year of the PowerUP Business Plan Competition. Since 2003, we have nurtured 10,900 individuals with over 1,800 business plans and awarded more than $650,000 in cash and in-kind gifts to Brooklyn entrepreneurs. Our success stories include more than 100 companies with passion for food and drink, health…

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Climate Justice for Resilient Communities Request for Proposals

We’re currently seeking social justice grant proposals to empower communities to address climate resiliency. We want to hear from advocates for change from communities most impacted by climate injustices. Proposals should address the intersectional issues of extreme heat & humidity, extreme weather events, and/or precipitation & flooding with the outcome of building and advancing resiliency in these…

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Women Who Enterprise Application

At Women Who Enterprise, we look for entrepreneurial Black and Brown women who have a(n): • Idea-stage for-profit small businesses and startups • Pre-revenue for-profit small businesses and startups • Early-stage (less than $25K in revenue) for-profit small businesses and startups. We also favor applicants whose businesses incorporate technology in some way, whether it’s an…

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Melanin Prenuers Black-Owned Small Business Program

THE MISSION OF THE MELANIN PRENEURS™ BLACK-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM is to create more opportunities for emerging and established Black-owned businesses across the United States by helping them accelerate their spending power by reinvesting in themselves, their community, and their businesses. Businesses will be judged and selected based on their marketing plan, financial need, product/service…

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Grubhub, Oyate Group and New York State Latino Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Association Announce $200,000 Microgrant Program for NYC Restaurateurs 

NEW YORK – Mar. 1, 2024 – Grubhub, Oyate Group and the New York State Latino Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Association (NYSRBLA) today announced the launch of “Rising Restaurateur: A Community Grant Program” to provide $200,000 in microgrants and business development opportunities to New York City Latino, Black, Indigenous, Asian American and/or Pacific Islander restaurateurs. 

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Dining out NYC

Applications for Dining Out NYC, the City’s new permanent outdoor dining program, are now open! Restaurants that are actively participating in the temporary Open Restaurants program need to apply by August 3, 2024 in order to continue operating outdoor dining setups. Once their application is approved, outdoor dining setups will need to comply with the permanent Dining Out NYC…

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Strategic Energy Management Program

Strategic Energy Management participants get no-cost, hands-on help from NYSERDA to turn low- and no-cost energy savings opportunities into cash flow and defined plans for further savings. Lower your energy costs and carbon footprint byup to 15% through low- and no-cost improvementsA professional energy coach will guide you through the developmentand implementation of a Strategic…

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Silver Corps

Silver Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded initiative through the NYC Department for the Aging. The program mission is to connect adults 55+ to volunteer assignments at a partner organization, while they simultaneously engage in training, and/or credentialing with the end goal of obtaining sustainable employment. Our participants offer their time, skills, and experience to community organizations…

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