COVID-19 Business Resources

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The Mercer County Office of Economic Development understands the difficult situation that our business community faces in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As we begin to emerge from this pandemic, our Office has partnered with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at TCNJ to provide informative webinars on a variety of different business incentives.  Please find below webinar presentations and business resources available to you.  Please check back as we update these initiatives. 



Small Business Administration (SBA)

Corona Virus Relief Funding Options:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

CoronaVirus Recovery Information in other languages:

Economic Injury Disaster Advance Loan and New Eligibility:

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

SBA Express Loans:

SBA Debt Relief:

Find eligible PPP lenders:

Fintech Companies Participating in PPP Loans:


FEMA (English) (Español)


New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)

NJ Small Business COVID19 Grant Program Phase 2 Press Release:

Emergency Assistance Eligibility Wizard:

NJEDA Launches NJ Entrepreneur Support Program to Assist Entrepreneurs During COVID-19 Outbreak:

NJEDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Guarantee Program:



Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements:

Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act:


Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Self Employed NJ Workers Guide:

Guidance for Self-Employed Individuals Filing a Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claim Guide:

COVID-19 Scenarios & Benefits Available Guide: SCENARIOS.pdf

COVID-19 Escenarios, Derechos y Beneficios Disponibles (Español): SCENARIOS_SPANISH.pdf