WNY Private and Public Sectors Launch Survey to Understand COVID-19 Impact on Local Business

Earlier today, Mayor Brown, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, and other public and private stakeholders launched the COVID-19 Business Impact Survey. The information gathered from the survey is essential to better understand how the private and public sectors can partner most effectively to understand and address potential gaps in the resources available to local businesses now, Learn more 

5.19.20 Register now for upcoming Social Media Marketing virtual workshop, WEDI Neighborly Fund is live, and more

With WNY officially entering re-opening, The Beverly Gray Center will be updating this page regularly to highlight resources available to your business. Be sure to check back often for updates. Small Business Recovery & Resiliency Resources ‘How to Pivot Your Social Media Strategy Amidst COVID-19′ Virtual Workshop on Monday, 6/15 @ 1pm Join Stephanie Cartin, Learn more 

Guidance for Business Owners During the Coronavirus Outbreak

As the coronavirus situation continues to rapidly escalate and evolve, it is imperative to take action to ensure your safety, the safety of your employees, and the safety of your customers. You can download Guidance For Business Owners by clicking the link at the top of this page. You can also stay up to date Learn more 

Corporate Challenge runners brave the rain for the Exchange

Businesses from all over the Buffalo area took part in the 39th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, which was held on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Delaware Park. Almost 14,000 participants took part in the 3.5 mile race to raise money for the Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center. “We’re very appreciative and humbled by the Learn more 

JP Morgan Corporate Challange Runs for The Exchange

The excerpt below is from: Buffalo will run for Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center BUFFALO, April 16, 2019 – The memory of Beverly A. Gray, a pioneer for the East Side of Buffalo, will be honored at this year’s J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge as a new initiative in her name is highlighted. JPMorgan Chase will donate Learn more 

Surdna to use impact investing to support entrepreneurs of color

The excerpt below is from: Building an Inclusive Economy by Supporting Entrepreneurs of Color By Don Chen & Shuaib Siddiqui of The Surdna Foundation As other contributors to this series have pointed out, the US economy is deeply inequitable. The median household wealth for black and Latinx families is 12 times less than white households. And as the US Learn more 

UpstartNY: There’s a new resource for businesses on Buffalo’s East Side

  The excerpt below is from: There’s a new resource for businesses on Buffalo’s East Side By Jana Eisenberg Within the Buffalo Niagara region, many positive changes are having an impact: from multimillion-dollar development projects, to an active and growing startup/tech scene. All of this finds many people, businesses, and communities experiencing growth and success. Learn more