New program aims to boost Albany’s small businesses

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A new program aims to help small businesses in Albany.

The Small Business Vitality Assistance Program will invest $750,000 in Albany entrepreneurs and businesses.

The money was made possible by the city of Albany’s $80 million American Rescue Plan Act Award.

Businesses can qualify for up to $15,000 worth of funding.

Eligible uses include back rent or mortgage payments, outstanding taxes, technology upgrades, legal services and more.

The program is available to businesses within the city of Albany.

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