Tag Archives: sandy

AGENDA FOR BRIGSTRONG PHASE 3 COMMUNITY WORKSHOP (6/8/13; Time 9:00AM – 1:00PM + Course 12:00 – 3:00PM)

Saturday, June 8th at the Brigantine Beach Community Center. This workshop will be very important for any home-owner who has questions regarding reconstruction, house raising, Community Block Grants and the release of the new FEMA flood plain maps. More information will be shared soon AGENDA FOR BRIGSTRONG PHASE 3 COMMUNITY WORKSHOP (6/8/13; Time 9:00AM – […]

Hurricane Sandy Resource Page Links

This page lists some resources related to storm relief and recovery, many of which link to additional sources. Please help where you can. But also remember that many organizations that work tirelessly to provide vital programs and services in our communities on a daily basis were struggling before the storm, and this disaster has already […]

Financial Assistance for business

The application process for Sandy-impacted businesses has begun. Eligible businesses can apply for up to $50,000 in grants or forgivable loans. Apply now or, for more information on Sandy assistance from the EDA, call 1-855-SANDY BZ.   The BPU has increased incentives by 50 percent for businesses purchasing equipment damaged by Superstorm Sandy and expanded the list […]

Direct Install Program

Created specifically for existing small to medium-sized facilities, Direct Install is a turnkey solution that makes it easy and affordable to upgrade to high efficiency equipment. Direct Install is designed to cut your facility’s energy costs by replacing lighting, HVAC and other outdated operational equipment with energy efficiency alternatives. The program pays up to 70% […]

Loans to recover economic losses

If your small business or private, nonprofit organization has suffered economic injury, regardless of physical damage, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the US Small Business Administration. For more information, contact the SBA at 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339). Deadline is July 31.

Micro loans for smaller needs

The UCEDC is offering Storm Recovery Micro-Loans at 2% for five years. This is a fast turnaround loan program where small business owners can borrow up to $25,000. There are no collateral, or application and processing fees required. For more information, contact the UCEDC at 908-527-1166. NJ Community Capitol is providing critical loans from $10,000 to $30,000 […]

Health and Safety

Christie Administration Reminds Everyone Involved in Sandy Cleanup and Repair to Take Steps to Protect Themselves – As Hurricane Sandy recovery and cleanup continues, Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd cautions community volunteers, homeowners, business owners, contractors and other recovery workers to protect their health by wearing gloves, masks, boots, protective eyewear and respirators. Read more. Additionally, […]

Recovery Training

Christie Announces Grant Program for Hurricane-Recovery Training – At NJBIA’s Public Policy Forum on December 11, Governor Christie announced the release of $26 million in grants from the state’s Department of Labor & Workforce Development to support three economic recovery initiatives to assist businesses and workers in the wake of Hurricane Sandy: Recovery4Jersey – $4 […]