MSU, Montclair BID Present Free Online Video Conferences On Grants,Loans for Small Businesses Affected by COVID 19

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Free online video discussions to help small Montclair businesses secure aid and support in light of the pandemic will be presented on Mondays at 10 a.m., starting on April 6.

A joint effort of the Montclair Center BID, the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation of Montclair State University and DesignShed, the “Montclair Mondays: Supporting Our Local Businesses” discussions will be presented on ZOOM and feature speakers, including economic experts, community leaders and local business owners. The webcasts can be accessed via ZOOM. More details will also be available at montclaircenter.com

To register and receive an invitation to the conference, please fill out the form here

For the first episode, the program will be “Understanding Federal and State Aid Together.”

SESSION 1: Monday April 6th @ 10 am- 11:15 am

“Understanding Federal and State Aid Together”

● Melanie Willoughby, Executive Director, NJ Business Action Center

● Carley Graham Garcia, Executive Director, MSU’s Feliciano Center Entrepreneurship & Innovation

● Kimberly Weisul, Editor-at-Large, Inc. Magazine

● Jen Bobal, Owner, Pure Energy Hair Studio, Montclair Center BID member (SBA

applicant)

● Thomas J Owens, CPA (accountant perspective for small and medium businesses)

It is recommended that viewers read or watch the following resources for participating in the discussion:

Pre-Read / Watch Materials

NJ State Resources

COVID-19 Information for New Jersey Businesses from NJEDA HERE

3 NJEDA Programs Highlighted by MSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship, specifically for Main Street Business & Entrepreneurs

Federal Resources

US Small Business Assoc. Disaster Loan Assistance

US Chamber of Commerce National Small Business Town Hall, facilitated by Montclair’s own Kimberly Weisul, Editor at Large, Inc Magazine. (VIDEO)

Montclair Center BID, the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation of Montclair State University and Montclair Design Week are working together to find solutions and support for local business community during this global crisis. Questions can be addressed to montclaircenter@montclaircenter.com

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