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Business

Middlesex County Business Series Continues LIVE on September 9

"Leading Locally in the Fourth Industrial Revolution" is the second in a series of business events offered by the Middlesex County Office of Business Engagement. It takes place on Thursday, September 9 from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Middlesex County College.  The LIVE event will focus on the advances in autonomous technology that will continue to disrupt traditional business models and what this means for our professional and personal lives. :

The 5th Annual Business Summit will take place on October 21.  Both events are free and open to the public.

Earn While You Learn! Apprenticeship Opportunities in Middlesex County

Have you thought about changing careers, but shelved the idea because you worried about taking time off work to re-train? Did you know that, for several in-demand occupations, you have the option to earn a living while you train? How about the fact that you only need a high school diploma or equivalency to begin training as a Machinist, Industrial Machinery Mechanic, or Survey Technician, or a Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, or Phlebotomist, among over a dozen other options?

Apply by June 30 for a new round of NJEDA Small Business Grants

Phase 4 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority's Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program provides grants up to $20,000 to small- and medium- sized businesses and non-profits that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-registration for Phase 4 reopened at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Businesses must pre-register to be eligible for grants.

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New Jersey Future of Work Accelerator

Do you have an idea, solution, venture or initiative that improves job quality and economic security for workers and their families? Apply to join the inaugural New Jersey Future of Work Accelerator to take your idea to the next level!

The Future of Work Accelerator is a 9-month program that supports innovations that advance New Jersey’s workers’ health and safety, improve access to benefits, strengthen training opportunities, and bolster worker’s voices.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund--Apply by 8PM on May 24

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023. 

Applications are now closed. 

 

Resources for Recovery and Growth Virtual Series

This free, six-part webinar series presented by the New Jersey Business Action Center features tips, processes and resources from state departments and partners to help your business. The webinars cover resources for nonprofits, government procurement, technical assistance, financial resources, COVID safety in the workplace and resources from libraries and other lesser-known agencies.

These one-hour webinars are available for viewing on the NJBAC website.

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