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Legislative Updates, New Grants, Events and Much More
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What You Should Know
FAIRER (Fines and Interest Reduction Enabling Recovery) Program
Fines and Interest Reduction Enabling Recovery (FAIRER) Program began on September 20th- December 20, 2021. The program allows respondents or payors to resolve outstanding Environmental Control Board judgments issued by various city agencies and adjudicated by the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings. View here or contact Councilman Gjonaj’s office at 718-931-1721 for more information.
New Website for Your Business: Open + Online
Open + Online is a program offers free of cost web design services to businesses for building and upgrading their websites, and priority will be given to minority, women, and immigrant-owned small businesses. Read about it here. Apply at Grants Program
In partnership with Hello Alice, is awarding $500,000 to help U.S. online entrepreneurs bring their innovative product and/or go-to-market ideas to life through the Grants Program. Fifty recipients will each receive $10,000 to support their business.
Starting September 9, 2021, eligible small businesses can apply to the Grants Program. Fifty recipients will each receive a $10,000 grant. Apply today by sharing what makes your business model, product design, or marketing strategy innovative!
To be eligible for the Grants Program, registered U.S.-based businesses must have a new or existing account. Preference will be given to small businesses who have sourced from before October 21, 2021. For full eligibility requirements, see the official rules.
Upcoming Events
Interactive Digital Marketing Workshop
Join us and Bronx Chamber member PS DIgital for an Interactive Digital Marketing Workshop on Tuesday, October 5th from 5pm – 6pm.
1. The Importance of Your Logo
2. How to Claim & Optimize Your Google My Business Map Listing
3. Why Online Reviews are So Important
4. Your Website – Is it User/Mobile Friendly and Convertible?
5. How to Utilize Google to Increase Your Market Share
REGISTER TODAY and get a complimentary Facebook Business Page or Google My Business Page Optimization Package ($249 Value!)
NYC M/WBE Certification Webinars
El Departamento de Servicios para Pequeños Negocios (NYC Department of Small Business Services) lo invita a un taller sobre la certificación M/WBE (Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise) de la ciudad de Nueva York – una certificación para negocios cuyos dueños son mujeres o forman parte de un grupo minoría.
Registrese y participe en este taller!
Miercoles, Octubre 13th, 2021
10:00am – 11:30am
Legal History at Woodlawn WEBINAR
In a fun and informative program, HSoftheNYCourts is partnering with Woodlawn Cemetery & Conservancy to look back to NY’s legal ancestors. Did you know that many of the giants of NY law, including William Nelson Cromwell, Samuel Untermyer, and even Charles Evans Hughes, have their final resting places in Woodlawn Cemetery? Join HSoftheNYCourts and Woodlawn Cemetery in a panel of descendants as they share little known stories about these important lawyers and judges and discuss their impact on the law today.
Webinar with USHG – Restaurant Recruitment
Having trouble recruiting staff for your restaurant? Posting ads
and getting no replies?
Join the NYC Small Business Resource Network and Union Square Hospitality Group on Tuesday, October 19th from 11am – 12pm for an interactive discussion of best practices and practical tools to enhance restaurant recruitment efforts in the tight labor market and the post-COVID world.
Amazon Accelerate
Amazon Accelerate is an annual conference hosted by Amazon for the seller community. The event features keynote announcements, educational sessions, and networking opportunities. Attendees will learn about the newest products and services Amazon is launching to support seller success.
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