Apply for Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 Funding

Round 2 Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program are officially open! To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January 11, and Second Draw PPP Loans on Wednesday, January 13.  The PPP will open to all participating lenders shortly thereafter. Updated PPP … Read more

Univest Bank and Trust Co. Leads Micro-Loan Recovery Program for Philadelphia Businesses

Univest Bank and Trust Co. (Univest) is partnering with local banks to participate in a loan program for small Philadelphia businesses impacted during this time of unprecedented challenges for the local economy. To date, Univest, Bryn Mawr Trust, Customers Bank, OceanFirst Bank and WSFS have committed $650,000 to fund the Micro-Loan Recovery Program. These corporate citizens … Read more

New “Safer at Home” COVID-19 Restrictions in Philadelphia

In light of the continued rise in COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia, City officials today announced changes to restrictions on businesses, events and gatherings, and other activities. The new “Safer at Home” restrictions will begin on Friday, November 20 and will remain in place through January 1, 2021. An extension of these restrictions and/or the implementation of additional restrictions … Read more

Reopening Your Business Webinar

Reopening Your Business – Presentation by Ting Wang, City of Philadelphia Business Manager. Providing the latest updates, programs, and services for a successful reopening during the city’s “modified Green Phase.” Learn more and register.

COVID-19 Restaurant Re-Entry & Profitability Workshop

Angela Vendetti, restaurateur, and co-author of “COVID-19 Revival Playbook: Turnkey Solutions for Reopening & Running your Restaurant Post Crisis,” delivers a live workshop highlighting the real challenges of the pandemic in the restaurant industry paired with practical solutions for a successful re-entry. Co-Hosted with CCP Power Up Your Business. Learn more and register.

COVID-19 Relief PA Statewide Small Business Assistance

COVID-19 Relief PA Statewide Small Business Assistance Fund Presentation – PIDC – Arthur Gimenez $100Mil is being set aside for Minority Businesses Learn about the Fund, Qualifications and How to Apply After you register, a Zoom meeting link will be sent out to you the day before the event.  Thank you Register today.

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

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