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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Webcast

IssuesWatch Live: Phase 3 of NJEDA Funding for New Jersey Businesses (E2010624)

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Registration: 11:45 AM EDT

webcast

Webcast

OVERVIEW

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has another $70 million available to businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Find out who qualifies and how to apply.

HIGHLIGHTS

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has just announced Phase 3 of their Small Business Emergency Grant Program, which has been funded with $70 million in CARES Act money. Phase 3 significantly expands eligibility for the Grant Program and increases the amount of funding businesses can receive. To ensure funding goes to businesses hit hardest by the pandemic, Phase 3 sets aside funding for restaurants, micro-businesses, and businesses based in Opportunity Zone-eligible census tracts.

Join us for a free Q&A with NJEDA Chief Executive Officer, Tim Sullivan, to hear about who qualifies for this funding, the pre-registration process and more.

Submit questions in advance to feedback@njcpa.org.

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTORS

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Vice President of Government Relations

New Jersey Society of CPAs

Jeff Kaszerman is the vice president of government relations for New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA). He works with the CEO and board of directors to create and implement advocacy initiatives that protect and promote the interests of the CPA profession, the business community and the public. Jeff monitors legislative and executive branch activity that impacts CPAs by writing position papers, developing grass roots membership activities to enhance lobbying efforts and raising money for the NJ-CPA-PAC. He also liaisons with other pro-business groups like the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, NJ Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), and Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) to coordinate legislative strategies. Prior to joining the NJCPA 25 years ago, Jeff worked on several political campaigns, worked for former Governor Jim Florio and for Common Cause New York. He previously owned a lobbying and public affairs firm. Jeff graduated from Rutgers University, Newark, with a Bachelor of Arts in History and minored in Political Science and Business Administration. Jeff belongs to Compassion and Choices, the Humane Society and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He enjoys reading books about history and science.

Tim Sullivan

Tim Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer

New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Tim Sullivan became Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) in February 2018. The NJEDA serves as the State’s principal agency for driving economic growth and is committed to making New Jersey a national model for inclusive and sustainable economic development by focusing on key strategies to help build strong and dynamic communities, create good jobs for New Jersey residents, and provide pathways to a stronger and fairer economy. During his tenure, Tim has led the NJEDA’s transformation into a comprehensive economic development organization, including the creation of new offices and initiatives aimed at implementing Governor Phil Murphy’s vision for a stronger and fairer economy by enhancing New Jersey’s long-term economic competitiveness in strategic sectors and communities across the state.

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