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NFCC 2024 Small Business Grant Program

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Apply for one of our two $2,500 small business grants!

Applications must be received by May 15, 2024
Sponsored by the North Fork Chamber of Commerce

The North Fork Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer two Small Business Grants of $2,500 each to qualifying applicants doing business on the North Fork of Long Island.


Each Small Business Grant can be used for normal operating expenses such as marketing, advertising, office supplies and equipment or any other item which will reduce business expenses or provide additional revenue for the business.

Application must be received by May 15, 2024

Application requirements:

  1. The applicant must be an ACTIVE Member in good standing of the North Fork Chamber of Commerce for at least one year prior to applying.
  2. Business has 1-5 full-time, year-round employees: the committee may request an interview and/or proof of employees prior to acceptance
    Business is legally permitted to do business, and is registered/organized, in the State of New York and county of Suffolk
  3. Business operates as a “for profit” entity
  4. Your business has not been the recipient of this award/grant in the last thirty-six (36) months
  5. Your business has been operating in the official geographical “North Fork” region for at least twelve (12) months. The geographical region is bounded to the west by Route 105; to the north by the Long Island Sound; to the south by the Peconic Bay, Southold Bay, Peconic River, etc., and to the east by Gardiners Bay, the Long Island Sound, and the Atlantic Ocean.

2024 Small Business Grant Submission Instructions and Form 

You can download the application in PDF format. You'll receive two versions—one you can print out and fill in by hand and another interactive version that you can type directly into. You can then email it to us at or mail it--whatever is easiest or you.

Download the PDF versions here

Note: Whichever way you choose to submit your application, you will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours of us receiving it to notify you that we have your application. If you don't hear from us, or if you're having problems with this application, please call or email Andrea at 631-765-3161 or email

Confidentiality notice: Information in the application, and the fact that you applied at all, will remain confidential and only be shared with those reviewing the application. The winner will be announced, but not their application details.

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