Visit NYC!

UPCOMING EVENTS NYC Comptroller Candidate Zoom Interview - David Weprin
May 12, 2021
Online Networking Cocktail Reception
May 13, 2021
Join us on Clubhouse
May 17, 2021
Online Networking Coffee
May 18, 2021
Doing Business with Spain - International Networking Webinar
May 19, 2021
Online Networking Cocktail Reception
May 20, 2021

NEWS


“One on One” with Andrew Yang

April 28, 2021

GNYCC Political Action Committee Hosts NYC Mayoral Candidate Interviews
Andrew was named a Presidential Ambassador of Entrepreneurship by the White House under the Obama administration and a Champion of Change for his work with Venture for America. Initially dubbed a "longer than long shot" candidate by the New York Times in 2018, Andrew became a

Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, non-profit leader, and former 2020 presidential candidate. Andrew has lived in New York City since 1996, when he moved into his first apartment in Morningside Heights at 21. top-tier contender for the presidency, raising nearly $40 million in grassroots funding.
Read More

Restaurant Revitalization Grants Program

April 13, 2021

The Restaurant Revitalization grants program will start to accept application at the end of April
On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 created the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide grants for restaurants sustaining financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is administering the program, and will be issuing the necessary federal rules, regulations, and applications before grant funds are distributed.

Restaurant revitalization grants must be used to pay qualifying expenses during the covered period. Any grants not fully utilized in this manner must be returned to the SBA.

Specific expenses that are eligible include:
• Payroll costs
• Mortgage principal & interest payments
• Rent payments (except for prepayments)
• Utilities
• Maintenance costs
• Supplies (including personal protective equipment & cleaning supplies)
• Food & beverage costs
• Covered supplier costs (utilizing the PPP definition)
• Operational expenses
• Paid sick leave
Read More

Women's History Awards Reception

March 25, 2021

Honoring women and their roles in shaping the course of history.
This year the GNYCC was honored to award the following 2021 recipients: Lisa Tuozzolo, Silver Shield Foundation; Shirley Kessel, Miles for Migraine; Patti Kenner, Campus Coach; Elaine Powell, U.S. Small Business Administration; Tanya L. Wilson-Thomas
Gold Star Wife & Employee NYC Dept. of Veteran Services. They were recognized for their outstanding work as great role models for all women to aspire too.
Read More

SBA to Increase Lending Limit for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

March 24, 2021

The U.S Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum amount small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.
Starting the week of April 6, 2021, the SBA is raising the loan limit for the COVID-19 EIDL program from 6-months of economic injury with a maximum loan amount of $150,000 to up to 24-months of economic injury with a maximum loan amount of $500,000.
Read More

SBA Launches Portal to Accept Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applications Beginning April 8th

March 24, 2021

The US Small Business Administration has launched a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal in anticipation of opening applications for the much-anticipated critical economic relief program on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
For information on SVOG and to start the grant process application go to:
https://www.svograntportal.sba.gov/s/


The SVOG program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act, which appropriated $15 billion for it. The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021, appropriated an additional $1.25 billion, bringing the program funding to a total of $16.25 billion, with more than $16 billion allocated for grants
Read More

“One on One” with Shaun Donovan

March 16, 2021

GNYCC Political Action Committee Hosts NYC Mayoral Candidate Interviews
As New York City Mayor, Donovan will again work in partnership with President Biden – ensuring that New York City’s voice is heard in the White House, and that New York’s needs are met.

Shaun Donovan believes that your zip code should not predict your chances for success or how long you live. As a nationally-respected affordable housing expert, he knows it is critical for families to live in fair, safe, and affordable housing and that every neighborhood has equal access to the jobs, opportunities, and benefits New York City has to offer.
Read More

“One on One” with Kathryn Garcia

March 5, 2021

GNYCC Political Action Committee Hosts NYC Mayoral Candidate Interviews
Kathryn is running for mayor of New York City to bring the experience and leadership necessary to deliver strong services that improve the everyday lives of New Yorkers and build a more sustainable, equitable city for our future.

Kathryn Garcia is a lifelong New Yorker and former Commissioner of the Department of Sanitation where she led the world’s largest municipal waste management, recycling, street cleaning and snow response agency. A former interim chair and CEO of NYCHA, and COO of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, Kathryn has overseen some of the most ambitious projects and reforms in New York.

Read More



CHAMBER TV



Patron Partners




Community Partners