A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Thursday, May 13th, 2021, co-hosted by State Senator Liz Krueger and the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.

Full video of the event can be viewed by clicking here.



– Jessica Walker, President and CEO, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

– Natalie Mendell, Director of Business Recovery, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

– Senator Anna Kaplan, Chair, Commerce, Economic Development, and Small Business Committee, New York State Senate

– Sylvia Rivera, Economic Development Specialist Small Business Administration


Important Links:

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, New York Small Business Assistance Network. The email for questions is: helpdesk@manhattancc.org

Small Business Administration Website

SBA New York District Office (NYDO) Resource Guide

SBA Resource Partners Network – Local Assistance

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) inquiries, please contact the Disaster Customer Service Center at DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov or 1-800- 659-2955

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) apply at:  www.restaurants.sba.gov

RRF applications and Questions at:  (844) 279-8898


PowerPoint Presentations:

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Resource Network

Sen. Kaplan, NYS Small Business Assistance Programs