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WHIDC promotes the development and retention of businesses and jobs in Upper Manhattan and the Western Bronx and spreads awareness of the cultural diversity and vitality of the communities to businesses, investors and the public. 


  • The NYS COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program (the “Program”) was created to provide flexible grant assistance to currently viable small businesses, microbusinesses and for-profit independent arts and cultural organizations who have experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. WHIDC is here to help! Our services are free of charge. For assistance in applying reach out to one of our business counselors via phone at 212-795-1600 and/or email at [email protected] LEARN MORE El...