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Resources for Businesses
in Response to COVID-19

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Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Greene County Economic Development Corporation is working diligently with its counterparts at the Regional, State and Federal levels to provide emergency support for Greene County Businesses and facilitate a strong recovery through COVID-19 Business Assistance.

As Greene County businesses continue operation during the pandemic, we will continue to update this page with official guidance and resources as they become available.

SBA PPP Round 2 Open Now
COVID-19 Relief Options from the SBA
Capital Region Economic Development Council 2021 Strategic Update
Consolidated Funding Application
2021 REDC Guidebook
2021 CFA Resource Manual
Application Portal
CFA Program-specific questions, webinars, and other resources
REDC/CFA Round XI Announced

Greene County Economic Recovery Plan
Interim Guidance for Retail Business Activities During COVID-19
Re-Opening Guidance for Greene County Businesses
Download “NY FORWARD – A Guide to Reopening New York & Building Back Better”
CARES Act Business Microloans from Pursuit
Apply for GCEDC Emergency Loans for Greene County Small Businesses
Submit COVID-19 Questions to NYS

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Guidance for Businesses

If you are a business owner, you probably have a lot of questions about how to steer your company through this public health emergency. All non-essential businesses will remain closed until further notice. However, businesses that are deemed essential are remaining open with restrictions.

Current Guidelines & Restrictions
Empire State Development’s FAQ

Emergency Loans & Funding

There are several programs in place to help your business financially during this crisis.

Loans, Grants, & Other Funding
Sales Tax & Mortgage Extensions


The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest loans to small businesses struggling with the effects of COVID-19. Grants and other assistance may also be available.

CARES Act – Federal Stimulus Information


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