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

PPAAAC Incident Tracker

The Philadelphia Police Asian American Advisory Committee has been keeping track of Anti-Asian Racist incidents related to the COVID-19 pandemic since January, available on their website at  View Incident Tracker

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

Paycheck Protection Program & Lendistry Info Session #5

With billions of dollars in potentially forgivable Payroll Protection Program (PPP) capital still available to small businesses, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, farmers, ranchers, and agricultural businesses, the U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging Pennsylvanian organizations economically impacted by COVID-19 to apply for a PPP loan to cover eight weeks of payroll costs and certain overhead expenses. … Read more

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