COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious financial impact on communities across the country, which prompted the passage of The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARESAct by the federal government. The County of Bergen, under the leadership of County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, utilizing CARES Act relief funds, has launched the Bergen County CARES Small Business Grant Program. The Bergen County CARES Small Business Grant Program is an economic stability measure designed to provide financial relief to small businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and to increase overall business confidence during recovery.  To find out more about the grant program, click on the image above or go to You can also email questions to

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Get access to disaster recovery information you need and register your business for services.

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Information from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and/or contact the EDA.

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Search information or COVID-19 and its impact or business, and submit a question via chat function.

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UEDC Offers 2% Working Capital Loans for COVID-19 Crisis Relief (funds unavailable at the moment, check regularly)

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Review Senator Booker's 60-page resource guide

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Learn about government assistance for NJ Non-Profits

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If you are a faith-based organization read this FAQ

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See the April 8th White House Briefing Call Recap

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Federal Reserve Takes Historic $2.3 Trillion action to Stimulate the Economy

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Find out how Facebook will be providing $100 million in cash grants or advertising to small businesses

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Unemployed workers: see which employers are hiring now (and check every week)

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Businesses: list your available positions and connect with recently unemployed workers to fill them

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

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JPMorgan Chase announced $50 million global philanthropic commitment to address the immediate public health and economic challenges from the COVID-19 global epidemic.

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List of banks offering relief to customers affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Joanne Cimiluca

Director of Economic Development

 Division of Economic Development

One Bergen County Plaza • 3rd Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7336