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NJEDA Grant Funding Available for Small Businesses

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (June 2, 2021) - Phase 4 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program provides grants up to $20,000 to small- and medium-sized businesses and non-profits that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Businesses must preregister to apply for Phase 4 grant funding. 

Preregistration reopened at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Preregistration is not first-come, first-served, but businesses are encouraged to begin the process as early as possible.

Applications will become available following the preregistration period, as preregistered applicants will be asked to return to https://programs.njeda.com/en-US/ to complete an application based on the following schedule:

·     Restaurants (Food Services and Drinking Places, NAICS begins with 722), Child Care Providers (NAICS code 624410), and Small Business (6 or more Full-Time Equivalent Employees): July 7, 2021, 9:00 a.m. EDT. 

·     Micro Business (5 or Less Full Time Equivalent Employees): July 8, 2021, 9:00 a.m. EDT.  

Applications will remain open through July 15, 2021, 5:00 pm EDT and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, based upon the date and time the Authority receives a completed application submission. Applicants must complete the full application to be considered for grant funding.

A step-by-step guide to the pre-registration process is available in English and Spanish. You can also watch a video walk-through of the preregistration process or call 844-965-1125 for assistance.

To preregister click here.
To learn more click here.