Business Resource Center
The Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation’s (RDRC) E-Help Desk, funded by the NYC Department of Small Business Services Neighborhood 360 grant, developed to provide remote assistance to local businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Business Resource Center Special Services
- Identifying Federal, State, City loan and grant opportunities focused on small businesses.
- Providing support services in applying for grant and loan opportunities.
- Electronically publishing and distributing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) from trusted sources to clarify grant and loan program spending and reporting requirements.
- Establishing a social media presence focused on connecting with existing and future consumers.
- Conducting/hosting webinars on topics focused on re-opening businesses, and how to utilize on-line ordering/delivery platforms such as Seamless, Grubhub, Doordash and Instacart.
- Promoting local businesses through our Rockaways Essential Business Guide and Rockaways Restaurants, We’re Open for Business electronic publications.
The Business Resource Center will operate remotely, Monday – Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, providing you with the most up-to-date, The Rockaway’s Essential Biz Directory The Business Resource Center is available to businesses located in the Rockaways and surrounding southeast Queens region. Our Business Resource Center will be operated in conjunction with the York Small Business Development Center, located in Jamaica, Queens.
The Business Resource Center Advisors can be reached via email at email@example.com. Please use our RDRC/NYC SBS Face Mask Distribution Form, provide your name, business name, location, telephone number and the nature of the call. You can also connect with our Farrocklive e-newsletter, ask our E-Help Desk Specialist. We will acknowledge receipt within 1 business day, if not sooner and then a Business Resource Center Advisor will contact you to address your needs on the spot or to schedule an appointment. Our services will be available in English and Spanish.