Register for Temporary Outdoor Dining

Qualifying businesses can register to offer outdoor dining on the sidewalk or in the curbside parking lane. This is a temporary registration to support businesses during the yellow phase of the COVID-19 reopening plan. This registration is valid until December 31, 2020. You can apply for a: Temporary Sidewalk Cafe: This registration allows for the … Read more Register for Temporary Outdoor Dining

The Merchant’s Fund Restore and Reopen Grants

The Merchant’s Fund will be begin to accept applications to provide grants to small, independently-owned businesses in historically disadvantaged communities that have suffered property damage, vandalism or inventory losses during the recent civil unrest. Grants will be made up to $10,000 depending on the extent of damage and needs of the business. Eligibility: Businesses must: … Read more The Merchant’s Fund Restore and Reopen Grants

Help Support Damaged and Recovering Asian-Owned Businesses

Due to recent events, many Asian-owned businesses in the Philadelphia area were damaged, including broken windows and stolen merchandise. Furthermore, Asian-owned small businesses have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia is here to offer our support to these businesses to recover and rebuild their businesses, … Read more Help Support Damaged and Recovering Asian-Owned Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10k Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, they will receive the tools and professional support they need to develop a strategic and … Read more Goldman Sachs 10k Small Businesses

The Process to Reopening Pennsylvania for Businesses

On April 22, 2020, Governor Tom Wolf announced his detailed plan for reopening Pennsylvania with a targeted May 8th start. The administration will categorize reopening into three phases: red, yellow, green. Phases will be assigned based on conditions in a county, counties or region. The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s website has helpful resources … Read more The Process to Reopening Pennsylvania for Businesses

Safety Tips for Small Businesses During and After COVID-19

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce has put together a list of safety measures you can take to protect your business during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. While non-essential businesses remain closed under the City’s Business Activity and Stay at Home Order, business owners can still take steps to keep their businesses safe. This temporary … Read more Safety Tips for Small Businesses During and After COVID-19