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September 10, 2021
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Henri/Ida Business Assistance Grant Program Webinar on September 14, 2021


TRENTON, N.J. (September 10, 2021) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) are hosting an informational webinar for businesses and nonprofits interested in applying for the new $10.5 million Henri/Ida Business Assistance Grant Program. The webinar is being offered in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.

The webinar will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021. Businesses interested in the program can register here.

The application for the Henri/Ida Business Assistance Grant Program will open at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 17th, 2021. More information and materials to help small businesses and nonprofits prepare to apply are available at https://www.njeda.com/henri-ida-relief.

Program Overview

The Henri/Ida Assistance Grant Program is designed to assist businesses and non-profits impacted by the remnants of Hurricanes Henri and Ida. 

The Program will provide grants from $1,000 up to $5,000 in the form of reimbursement of August rent or mortgage.

The Program is open to New Jersey-based small businesses and non-profits that have up to 50 full-time equivalent employees as reported on their last WR-30 form (Q2 2021) with the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOL) and have a commercial location in the State that suffered physical damage as a result of the remnants of Hurricanes Henri and/or Ida. Landlords and home-based businesses are not eligible for grant funding through this program. 

The NJEDA will launch an online application for the program at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 17th at https://www.njeda.com/henri-ida-relief/. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis.

For more information on the Henri/Ida Assistance Grant Program, visit https://www.njeda.com/henri-ida-relief/.


About the New Jersey Economic Development Authority
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) serves as the State’s principal agency for driving economic growth. The NJEDA is committed to making New Jersey a national model for inclusive and sustainable economic development by focusing on key strategies to help build strong and dynamic communities, create good jobs for New Jersey residents, and provide pathways to a stronger and fairer economy. Through partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders, the NJEDA creates and implements initiatives to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in the State and strengthen New Jersey’s long-term economic competitiveness.

To learn more about NJEDA resources for businesses call NJEDA Customer Care at 609-858-6767 or visit https://www.njeda.com and follow @NewJerseyEDA on FacebookTwitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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