City Launches New Program to Create New Affordable Lines of Credit For Women Entrepreneurs
The City of New York is launching a new program to help women entrepreneurs access affordable lines of credit needed to start and grow businesses. The new program, called WE Credit, will provide up to 250 women entrepreneurs with lines of credit of averaging $50,000 at below market interest rates. Learn more.
Avoid Common Business Violations
The City of New York offers free on-site compliance consultations to help businesses understand and follow government rules before an inspection occurs. Request a Consultation.
Small Business Advocates
SBS’s Small Business Advocates make it easier for you to start, operate, and grow without delay. They will help you:
- Understand key City rules & requirements
- Connect to government agencies to get the permits & licenses you need
- Coordinate plan reviews and inspections
- Help you understand how to resolve any issues or violations
Bilingual Commercial Driver Training
Improve your English skills and start your career as a commercial driver. The free training includes four weeks of tailored instruction and practice testing to help you secure your commercial driving permit, build conversational English skills, and learn the vocabulary and tasks involved in commercial driving. Apply here.
Business PREP Grants
You may be eligible for an on-site, one-on-one risk assessment through the New York City Department of Small Business Services. Following the assessment, you may be eligible to receive a grant of up to $3,000 to buy items and equipment recommended for your business. Apply here.
About Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC
WE NYC (Women Entrepreneurs NYC) is an initiative based out of the New York City Department of Small Business Services that is dedicated to helping women start and grow their businesses. For more information, visit we.nyc.
About the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is a multicultural membership association of entrepreneurs and civic leaders representing the most diverse community in New York. The Chamber fosters the economic growth, inclusive diversity, and shared prosperity of greater Flushing through advocacy, networking, and education. More information is available at flushingchamber.nyc.