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Trenton Downtown Association is committed to helping every business in its Special Improvement District through consultancy and advocacy. We created this page in response to the COVID-19 crisis to serve as a resource for businesses seeking funding and other relief, as well as health and general information. We will continue to add resources that businesses can access beyond this immediate crisis.
For more information on the following list of resources, or to add one of your own, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps “small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream.” They are a leading source of information on coronavirus relief. Here are some helpful links:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers up-to-date information on the coronavirus. Helpful links include:
The Official Site of the State of New Jersey is the go-to guide for information pertaining to the coronavirus in New Jersey. It provides many helpful links including:
COVID Alert NJ to download New Jersey’s FREE COVID Alert NJ exposure notification app.
NJ State COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Hub is a helpful resource for anyone who has lost their job or had their hours reduced as a result of the pandemic. The state of New Jersey has created this hub to match employers looking to hire with qualified candidates.
New Jersey COVID-19 Business Information for up-to-date information for businesses reopening from COVID, including required rules, financial assistance and more.
New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs provides useful information and directs you on how to report incidences of scamming and price gouging. Find information on closures and other COVID-19 resources.
Governor Phil Murphy’s 24-Hour Hotline: Call 1-800-222-1222 (in NJ) to have your coronavirus questions answered by trained healthcare professionals. If using an out-of-state phone line, call 1-800-962-1253. Calls are free.
New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) provides a wealth of information for small businesses, including these helpful links:
NJBIA Coronavirus Resources and Recovery offers updates on information relating to NJ’s response to the coronavirus as businesses reopen and employees return to work.
njbia.org/resources/resourceareas/small-business-resources provides resources to help small businesses manage and expand their businesses.
njbia.org/resources/resourceareas provides information to help you understand NJ and federal laws and regulations that affect your business and to access incentive and loan programs.
New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) offers resources for small businesses, including:
The City of Trenton offers a number of resources you will find on its website:
Trenton Daily Business & Development Blog offers news and insights on business in Trenton.
Base Camp Trenton COVID-19 Local Response has created a page that provides links to emergency funding for groups seeking donations and a directory of Trenton businesses open now.