SCORE Reopening Toolkit for Small Businesses

America is beginning to reopen again. Are you ready? Whether or not to reopen your business as restrictions are lifted is a choice that only you can make for your small business. One thing is certain: doing business in a post-pandemic world is just different! SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties recently released a toolkit for … Read more SCORE Reopening Toolkit for Small Businesses

MONTCOSTRONG SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM

The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced on May 6th, 2020 that it is making available $5,000,000 in economic development funds to provide grants to eligible small businesses for Round 2 of the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program. Round 2 grant awards will once again be administered by the Redevelopment Authority of Montgomery County in … Read more MONTCOSTRONG SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM

Chester County Main Street Preservation Grant Program

Chester County’s Commissioners set up a $5M fund to establish the Main Street Preservation grant program – up to $25,000 in funding for county’s small businesses and agriculture enterprises impacted by COVID-19. The competitive grant program will provide funding for small businesses and agricultural enterprises in the county that were unable to take advantage of any federal … Read more Chester County Main Street Preservation Grant Program

COVID-19 Relief Fund Survey for Minority-Owned Businesses

AACCGP, along with the other diverse chambers in Philadelphia including the African-American Chamber, the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber, and the Independence Business Alliance, is conducting a survey on COVID-19 relief for minority-owned small businesses. Let the diverse chambers in Philadelphia better understand your experience with Coronavirus Relief Programs for businesses by filling out the survey … Read more COVID-19 Relief Fund Survey for Minority-Owned Businesses

AACCGP Creates “Asian Eats” Campaign to Help Support Asian-owned Restaurants and Grocery Stores

For immediate release. Contact Info: Aishika Jennela, membership@asianchamberphila.org Philadelphia, PA – The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia is proud to announce the launch of Asian Eats initiative to help support Asian and Pacific Islander owned restaurants and grocery stores in the Greater Philadelphia area impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As part … Read more AACCGP Creates “Asian Eats” Campaign to Help Support Asian-owned Restaurants and Grocery Stores

Digitize your business to cope with COVID with Temple University IBIT

The coronavirus is having a tremendous impact on the economy. Particularly hard hit are small businesses and non-profits that rely on physical engagement. Many of these have had to switch their models as best they can, coordinating by phone or through remote work. For some, going digital is a lifeline to survive. However, the business … Read more Digitize your business to cope with COVID with Temple University IBIT

From Diverse Greater Philadelphia Chambers to Gov. Wolf and Secretary Davin on Supporting Minority-Owned Businesses

Dear Gov. Wolf and Secretary Davin,  Diversity Chambers in the Greater Philadelphia Region, representing more than 110,000 businesses and 190,000 employees, urge Pennsylvania elected officials and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to provide immediate support to minority and disadvantaged- owned small businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  As with any public crisis, those … Read more From Diverse Greater Philadelphia Chambers to Gov. Wolf and Secretary Davin on Supporting Minority-Owned Businesses

Mayor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs stands against acts of hate towards the Asian community in Philadelphia

For immediate release: 8 April 2020 Contact: Mayor’s Office of Communications, press@phila.gov The Mayor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs stands against hate and recent incidents of bias that have occurred throughout the city of Philadelphia. Members of the Asian immigrant and Asian American communities in our city have also been the target of bigotry and … Read more Mayor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs stands against acts of hate towards the Asian community in Philadelphia

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.[1] The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective … Read more Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements