Federal, State, and Local Financial Assistance

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce provides the following links for businesses to make informed decisions and undertake responsible, fact-based planning for continuity during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Have a question or need support? Send us an email.


View entries or post on the Rochester Chamber Coronavirus/COVID-19 Business Bulletin Board


Federal Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Stimulus (CARES) Act

CARES Act Relief Package Executive Summary and FAQs

U.S. Treasury: Paycheck Protection Program

Small Business Owner's and Non-profit Guide to the CARES Act

Small Business Provisions in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

CARES Act Unemployment Relief for Workers Flow Chart

U.S. Internal Revenue Service: Employee Retention Credit Under the CARES Act FAQs

Federal, State, and Local Financial Assistance

U. S. Small Business Administration: Paycheck Protection Program

SBA: Paycheck Protection Program FAQs

SBA: Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Information

SBA: Economic Injury Disaster Loan Five-Step Application

SBA: Disaster Loan Application FAQs and Walkthrough

SBA: Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

Federal Reserve: Main Street Lending Program

Internal Revenue Service: Coronavirus Tax Relief for Businesses and Tax-Exempt Entities

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Empire State Development: New York Forward Loan Fund

New York State Department of Labor: Unemployment Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

New York State Department of Labor: Shared Work Program Partial Unemployment Insurance Benefits

New York State Department of Labor: Self-employed Unemployment Insurance Guide

New York State Department of Labor: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for Workers Not Traditionally Eligible

New York State Department of Labor: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Fact Sheet

New York State Comptroller: COVID-19 Financial Survival Toolkit

City of Rochester: Kiva Crowdfunded Small Business Loans

Monroe County: Emergency Small Business Support Program Loans

Monroe County: Business Incentive Programs Overview


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