Cluster Action Initiative Guidance

Guidance on workforce reductions to address COVID-19 hotspots.

ESD Guidance on Essential Businesses

Guidance on workforce reductions related to New York on PAUSE.

Executive Order

Details of Executive Orders for 100% Workforce Reductions to Combat COVID-19.

Empire State Digital

Connecting NYS-based small businesses to global e-commerce companies to access new customers, bigger markets and better opportunities.

Economic Recovery and COVID-19 Loans and Assistance

Important information about economic recovery and COVID-19 loans and resources for New York State small businesses and nonprofits – including an expanded New York Forward Loan fund.

COVID-19 Business Resources

As New York State continually monitors and responds to developments related to COVID-19, ESD is providing up-to-date business guidance and resources, including SBA loan information.

Help NYS Get COVID-19 Test Kits, Medical Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

If your business can sell, produce or donate critical medical supplies or personal protective equipment, contact us today.

Opportunity Zones

The Opportunity Zone Program builds investment in under-served communities.

Reimagine New York Survey

New York State is calling for ideas on how we can use technology to help build back better. Share your feedback today.