SBA COVID-19 Relief Programs and Services Webinar [NEW DATE]

The U.S. Small Business Administration Eastern Pennsylvania District presents information on pandemic assistance available for small businesses and an overview of its programs and services through a FREE virtual webinar. Presented by: Steve Dixel, SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District Director; Wilma Bonilla, SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District Lender Relations Specialist   Register in advance for this meeting: … Read more

Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic: Adapting, Growing and Self-Care

The tourism and hospitality industry has been incredibly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Jobs have been lost, businesses have closed, and the road to recovery will be long and hard fought. Join PHL Diversity as we explore the various challenges facing hospitality industry professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. A diverse panel of speakers will … Read more

Philadelphia COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program

The Pennsylvania COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) is the new $145 million Statewide fund created by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to alleviate revenue losses and pay eligible operating expenses for certain businesses in the hospitality industry severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Philadelphia County is receiving approximately $17 million in funding to provide grants … Read more

PPP Round 2 Presentation with Korean Translations

Thank you to everyone who attended our Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 Presentation with the U.S. Small Business Administration! We hope the presentation was helpful for when you’re applying for forgivable PPP loans.  Watch the full presentation below, with Korean translations provided, and view a PDF version of the slides for your reference.  Presentation PDF

PPP Round 2 Presentation with Korean Translations

Join AACCGP, the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia, and the Korean American Chamber of Commerce, for a presentation on applying for Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 grants, including differences from the previous round and how you can get the most out of the grant, with Wilma Bonilla, Lender Relations & Economic Development Specialist, Eastern … Read more

Philadelphia Restaurant and Gym Relief Program Officially Open

The Philadelphia COVID-19 Restaurant and Gym Relief Program (RGRP) is designed to provide financial relief to small businesses located in Philadelphia that have been among the most adversely affected by the latest round of pandemic-related restrictions enacted in November 2020. Eligible businesses are limited to restaurants with indoor dining, gyms, and businesses whose primary activity … Read more

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

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.