Assistance for Businesses Affected by Tropical Storm Isaias

The SBA has announced that Pennsylvania businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Disaster assistance is also available for private nonprofits. Learn More

Local Business Purchasing Initiative

To increase opportunities for small businesses, the City of Philadelphia has  streamlined the application process for small contracts. Starting later this summer, the threshold requiring formal bids for City contracts will rise from $34,000 to $75,000—and to $100,000 for local businesses. However, Philadelphia businesses must be registered as a Local Business Entity (LBE) to take advantage … Read more