SBS Expands Mobile Small Business Support Citywide SBS, Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., and the Chambers of Commerce from all five boroughs announced the citywide expansion of Chamber On-the-Go, which will connect 2,000 New York City small business owners with free, tailored supportive services that can help their businesses thrive. Focused on communities with high need and limited access to services, Chamber On-the-Go will deploy trained business specialists to conduct storefront visits to small business owners in targeted neighborhoods across the five boroughs. Read the Press Release Learn more about Chamber On The Go Services
Deputy Mayor Glen and SBS Announce New Services to Address Needs of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City In honor of International Women's Entrepreneurship Day, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), and Citi today released an extensive analysis on the state of womenâ€™s entrepreneurship in New York City, and announced a corresponding set of tailored services for women entrepreneurs and small business owners as part of the City's WE NYC (Women Entrepreneurs New York City) initiative. Read the Press Release Visit WeNYC
SBS and Mayorâ€™s Office of Contract Services Produce Report Capturing the Impact of the City's Worker Cooperative Business Development Initiative Working Together: A Report on the First Year of the Worker Cooperative Business Development Initiative (WCBDI) outlines the collaboration between SBS and ten community-based partner organizations to foster the growth and establishment of worker-owned businesses in New York City. The report covers Fiscal Year 2015 and is in compliance with Local Law 22 of 2015.
SBS Announces Help for Small Businesses to Prepare for Future Emergencies For the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and New York State Governor's Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) announced an increase in funding for small business resiliency and the launch of the NYC Business Preparedness and Resiliency Program (Business PREP) to provide opportunities and resources for small business owners to better prepare for future emergencies. Read the Press Release
Request for Proposals (RFP) Solicitation For Construction Mentorship Program Consultant and Bond Readiness Consultant
February 9, 2015, 4:00pm Be sure to submit your proposal on time For more information
Request for Proposals (RFP) Solicitation For Goods & Services Mentorship Program Consultant Program Consultant
March 7, 2015, 4:00pm Be sure to submit your proposal on time For more information