NJEDA Announces Reopening of Pre-Registration for Phase 4 of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program
In an effort to aid business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) reopened pre-registration for Phase 4 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program on Wednesday, May 26. In line with his commitment to a stronger and fairer economic recovery, Governor Phil Murphy recently announced the allocation of an additional $200 million fund Phase 4 grant applications. Small business owners and non-profits that have not previously applied for Phase 4 grants may pre-register as a first step towards applying for grants of up to $20,000.
Interested business owners and non-profits will need to pre-register to access the application. Pre-registration is NOW OPEN and will remain open until Wednesday, June 30 at 5 pm. Applications will become available following the pre-registration period. Pre-registered applicants will be asked to return to the portal to complete an application based on the following schedule:
Beginning July 7, 2021 at 9 am
- Restaurants (food services and drinking places, NAICS code begins with 722)
- Child Care Providers (NAICS code 624410)
- Small Businesses (six or more full time equivalent employees)
Beginning July 8, 2021 at 9 am
- Micro businesses (five or less full time equivalent employees)
Applications will remain open through July 15, 2021, at 5 pm, and will be accepted on a first come, first-served basis, based upon the date and time a completed application submission is received. Applicants must complete the full application to be considered for grant funding.
Information Courtesy of Middlesex County