NeighborWorks® Community Partners (NCP) and Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI) have set up The Neighborly Fund to offer relief to our neighbors who need help taking care of necessaries, such as paying their housing expenses, utilities, buying groceries, or keeping their small businesses afloat.

 

 

About the Financial Assistance:

 

  1. WEDI will be providing financial assistance in the form of no-interest emergency loans and grant awards to small business owners, helping them keep their businesses afloat during these difficult times.

  2. NeighborWorks® Community Partners will be providing financial assistance in the form of no-interest emergency loans to individuals and families, helping them cover their living expenses to support their change in income.

  3. If you are seeking financial assistance for your business, you must reside or be doing business in Buffalo, NY. If you are seeking financial assistance for you or your family, you must reside in Erie, Monroe, or Niagara County.

 

 

The Products:

  1. To learn about how you can apply for a small business grant (maximum $5,000), click here.

  2. To learn about how you can apply for a small business no-interest loan and grant mix (maximum $7,500), click here.

  3. To learn about how you can apply for financial assistance to cover your personal living expenses, click here.