Grant Amount : $5,000 - $45,000


Westchester County Business FIRST: Financial Investments for Recovery and a Sustainable Tomorrow is providing immediate financial relief to Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs), Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Businesses (SDVOBs) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Qualifying organizations can apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $45,000.

How do I Qualify?

  • MWBEs must be Registered with the Westchester County MWBE program or Certified by the New York State Division of Minority and Women’s Business
  • SDVOBs must be Certified by New York State as Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Businesses (SDVOB).
  • DBEs must be Certified by a Certifying Partner in the New York State Unified Certification Program (NYSUCP).
  • The organization’s primary location must be in Westchester County.
  • The organization must be currently open with plans to stay open or temporarily closed with plans to reopen in 2022.

About the Grantor

Westchester County Business FIRST
Westchester County Office of Economic Development
The Westchester County Office of Economic Development works to improve the County's economic well-being and quality of life. This includes a broad range of activities to attract, create and retain jobs, and to foster a resilient, pro-growth and inclusive economy.
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