to the many resourceful businesses that applied.

We look forward to working with you.

Staten Island Advance Cares

The Staten Island Advance and pledged up to

$2.5 Million

in matching grants.


Since the start of the pandemic, our journalists have provided to you and the people of Staten Island critical news and information and stories of how Staten Islanders have come together to help each other.  Audiences have turned to us in record numbers for breaking news on They have engaged on our social channels, received our newsletters and have continued to be loyal subscribers of the Advance. As our digital readership more than doubled, so did the realization of the gravity of COVID-19 on our community.

Deeply committed to the people and businesses of Staten Island, our team has shared your sense of hope as restrictions have begun to relax. The Staten Island Advance has been part of this community for 134 years – through thick and thin. As we emerge from our homes, we find a changed community landscape. As your business reopens, we know you are navigating a new reality. The Advance and support you in the wake of COVID-19 and beyond.

That’s why we committed up to $2.5 Million in matching grants to support the marketing, advertising, and branding needs of our Staten Island businesses. This program is meant to help give businesses an extra boost as they reopen and communicate to existing and potential new customers. If you are among the businesses that took advantage of this benefit, thank you. We truly hope that our contribution will make a lasting difference during an uncertain time.

Our community is priority number one.


Caroline Harrison

Caroline Diamond Harrison, Publisher

The application period for the Staten Island Advance | Matching Grants has ended.

Thank you for your interest in the program! While the program is closed, our team of experts is always here to help you as your business manages these ever-changing times.

 Contact us today!