Gates, Town of

Town Hall1605 Buffalo RoadRochester, NY 14624Phone: (585) 247-6100Fax: (585) 247-0017Email:

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in more than 30 countries will be able to receive a grant from Facebook. To be eligible to apply, your business must: Have between 2 and 50 employees Have been in business for over a year Have experienced challenges from COVID-19 Be in or near a location where Facebook […]

SBA Subsidy Loan Program

The $2 trillion CARES Act provides immediate relief to small businesses with existing SBA loans that were borrowed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this program, the SBA will cover all loan payments on these loans—including principal, interest and fees—for six months.

SBA Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides $659 billion of loan funds to support small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and other eligible entities impacted by COVID-19.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program

The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program now includes assistance for small businesses affected by COVID-19, with low-interest loans and grants to provide support and to help businesses overcome related revenue losses.

REDCO (Rochester Economic Development Corporation)

30 Church St. Suite 005A Rochester, NY 14614Phone: (585) 428-7848Email: Rochester Economic Development Corporation (REDCO) is a not-for-profit development corporation, established in 1983, dedicated to stimulating and increasing business investment in the City of Rochester, New York. REDCO’s purpose is the creation and retention of jobs, as well as providing viable commercial services for city residents. […]

SCORE Mentors of Greater Rochester

100 State St, Rm 410, Keating Federal Bldg. Rochester, NY 14614 Phone: (585) 263-6473 Email:

Emergency Small Business Assistance for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Applications can be submitted electronically via email at or by mail to MCIDC, 50 West Main Street, Rochester New York 14614. Please note, applications submitted by email will be processed more quickly. As an additional resource, the application for federal relief for small businesses is open and can be found here: Phone: (585) 753-2000