COVID -19 Financial Resources

COVID-19 Reference Materials Updated November 23, 2020

 Businesses Seeking Assistance

OCIDA COVID Relief Grant Application PPE - Click Here

OCIDA COVID-19 Grant Instructions - Click Here

New York Forward Loan Fund:

The Small Business Owners Guide to CARES Act

The Onondaga Small Business Development Center COVID-19 Resources:  For small businesses and entrepreneurs.

The Small Business Administration is offering assistance to businesses who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. 

Information is available here:

The Small Business Administration has two very large programs:

          The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

          PPP Overview    

          PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

          PPP Fact Sheet

          PPP Find A Lender Tool

          Syracuse Area Lenders 

The COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application:

To learn the definition of a small business visit:


Individuals Seeking Assistance

If you are unemployed or furloughed, information on unemployment insurance can be found here:


Additional Information

Onondaga County:

City of Syracuse:

New York State:


NY 24th House District Resources:

Manufacturers Association of Central New York:

CDC Guidance:

 American Industrial Hygiene Association:

OSHA Guidance: