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Mayor Adams, SBS Commissioner Announce Opening of Applications for Historic $75M "Opportunity Fund" To Help Small Businesses

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    The expansion of NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection’s one-on-one financial counseling services at SBS’s five main Workforce1 Career Center hubs in each borough will provide a one-stop-shop for New Yorkers to access free, professional, and confidential financial counseling, along with job readiness services and connections to workforce development training.

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    To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, the SBS is raising awareness of its Business Preparedness Digital Library to help business owners better understand their vulnerabilities and take steps to improve overall preparedness when unexpected emergencies arise, such as severe weather or a global pandemic.

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    The dedicated NYC BEST team will serve as a single point of contact between City agencies and small businesses operating in the five boroughs. The initiative aims to save small businesses time and money by streamlining the many interactions required with City agencies and providing key advice to help business owners expedite permit and licensing processes and resolve or avoid fines and violations.

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    Neighborhood businesses keep New York going 24/7. Here are the top 3 ways you can support the small businesses that make our city a unique place to live:

    1. Shop in person
    2. Shop online
    3. Buy a gift card

    Find options to help you Shop Your City here.

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