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10/28/20 - UPDATE: NJ Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program

The NJ Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program has been designed to have a rapid and widespread impact on the availability of PPE in New Jersey, especially ahead of the upcoming flu season. By approving qualified Designated Vendors to establish special e-commerce websites that will sell discounted PPE to New Jersey small businesses and organizations, the program will make it easier and more affordable for local organizations to access high-quality and affordable PPE. Specifically, the program will:

  • Facilitate the State’s economic recovery by ensuring that small and micro businesses and non-profit organizations – the customers – can access affordably priced PPE and other safeguarding equipment to protect their employees as they return to work and continue to operate in a COVID-19 environment;

  • Ensure small and micro businesses and non-profit organizations have the information they need to select the appropriate PPE needed for their context;

  • Ensure that businesses in historically underserved communities are particularly able to access affordable PPE; and

  • Support the State’s small businesses and manufacturing sector by providing an offsetting subsidy for purchases of PPE that has been (i) manufactured or assembled at a manufacturing facility in New Jersey or (ii) purchased from a small wholesaler located in a historically underserved community (i.e., one of New Jersey's 715 Opportunity Zone Eligible census tracts).

More information can be found at

Updated: October 28, 2020

Source: NJEDA



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