For over 85 years, the Apollo Theater has been a pillar of the Harlem community. While our doors may be temporarily closed, we remain committed to the wellbeing of our #ApolloFam providing resources and information to our neighbors.

COVID-19 Updates


Growth Path - Business Advisory Service

Growth Path is a business advisory service connecting entrepreneurs of color with experts in marketing, finance, and human capital. Each cohort consists of 20 businesses and receives 40 hours of consulting from a local small business advisor. Application open until August 31!

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The Apollo, in collaboration with 125th street Business Improvement District (BID) and the Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC), announced the recipients of the Harlem Entrepreneurial Micro-Grant Initiative, a $20,000 program created to provide support to small and independent businesses, non profits, and collectives affected by COVID-19. This year, twenty $1,000 micro-grants were distributed to local merchants and organizations that define the culture and vitality of Harlem.

2021 Harlem Entrepreneurial Micro-Grant Recipients:

 •   Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative, LLC – Cultural organization
•    Black Light Community, Inc. – Cultural organization
•    Calabar Imports – Fashion, jewelry, and apparel
•    Harlem Chi Community Acupuncture – Health and wellness
•    Harlem Opera Theater Inc. – Cultural organization
•    JTW FIT – Health and wellness
•    Kaarta Imports – Fashion, jewelry, and apparel
•    Media Scheme, LLC – Media company
•    Melody Vaughn Interiors – Lifestyle
•    Odd Balls Sales – Fashion and apparel
•    Peartree Preschool – Educational services
•    Regina Fleming Photography – Visual arts
•    Shugah Baybees Child Development Center – Educational services
•    Sundae Sermon Inc. – Cultural organization
•    Swing It Inc. – Beauty and lifestyle
•    Sydnie L. Mosley Dances – Cultural organization
•    Uptown Dance Academy, Inc. – Cultural organization
•    Urban Stream Media, LLC – Media company
•    When Love Works Dynamically – Health and wellness
•    While We Are Still Here – Cultural organization

U.S. Small Business Administration: Disaster Loan Assistance

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters.
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Harlem Park 2 Park

Harlem Park 2 Park has partnered with Start Small, Think Big! to provide a series of free webinars to assist small businesses in navigating the COVID-19 crisis

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125th Street BID

Financial resources information for business owners.

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NYC & Company

Financial assistance and resources for NYC businesses impacted by COVID-19

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