Posts Tagged ‘small business’

COVID-19 Update: YoCo Strong Restart Fund for Small Business & Nonprofit Support

access_time Posted on: July 30th, 2020

The York County Commissioners voted to use a portion of the  Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to support YoCo Strong Restart Fund, a small business and nonprofit organization grant program. The County allocated $4 million for nonprofit organizations and $10 million for small businesses. Eligible organizations will receive grant funding between $10,000 to $35,000. Organizations are eligible if they have been negatively impacted by the COVID‐19 pandemic and meet any of the following criteria: Small business with less than 50 full‐time equivalent employees and gross revenues of $3 million or less for the 12‐month period.Restaurant with less… read more »

COVID-19 Update: $50 million to Reimburse Hazard Pay for Front Line Employees

access_time Posted on: July 22nd, 2020

$50 million in grant funding is available to assist employers in providing hazard pay to employees who are working in life-sustaining occupations during the pandemic. Hazard pay keeps essential employees working in vital Pennsylvania industry sectors. Hazard Pay Grant Funding Information on DCED Website This reimbursement-based grant is part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and is available to employers who will be offering hazard pay during the eligible program period. The grants are administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and will not exceed $3 million per business. Applicants eligible to apply… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Pennsylvania Small Business Grants OPEN Until July 14!

access_time Posted on: July 7th, 2020

The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program has been established to provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. There will be several rounds of funding. The first application window is open from June 30th to July 14th.   Visit the website below for details on the various Pennsylvania small business grants available. PA Business Grants Website be physically located, generating at least 51% of revenues, and certified to do business in Pennsylvania; have no more than 25 employees prior to February 15, 2020; andhave annual revenues below $1,000,000 prior to COVID impact. Operated and owned by… read more »

COVID-19 Update: $225 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

access_time Posted on: June 10th, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf announced a $225 million Pennsylvania grant program to aid the smallest and most vulnerable businesses impacted by COVID-19 and the business closure order. The state has shifted its focus towards reopening the commonwealth and is offering assistance to those businesses that were hurt by the pandemic and the resulting economic downturn. When Governor Wolf announced the new program, he said. “This new program will provide direct support to impacted businesses to cover operating expenses during the shutdown and the transition to reopening.” The funds can be accessed through three programs: This program provides relief for small businesses… read more »

COVID-19 Update: NEW Small Business Grant Program ($5,000 Grants)

access_time Posted on: April 18th, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Save Small Business Fund A new small business grant program offering $5,000 grants has just been announced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The name of the grant program is the Save Small Business Fund. The application for a $5,000 grant goes live at 3 PM on Monday, April 20th on the website: www.savesmallbusiness.com. All that is needed to complete the application is the company’s W-9 form. The grant application is short and takes approximately 10 minutes to fill out. Eligibility Criteria: 1) To be eligible, the business must have between 3 and 20 employees. (This includes owners… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Your Business May Be Eligible for Federal Loans

access_time Posted on: April 9th, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Your Business May Be Eligible for Federal Loans CGA Law Firm has created a COVID-19 Business Resource Portal on the CGA website with consistently updated information on government loan offerings. The site has easy-to-read charts, articles on specific topics, answers to the most frequently asked questions, and links to targeted loan applications. Follow the links below to learn more about loans that can bring relief to your business. For small businesses (under 500 employees) in need of capital to cover payroll, utilities, rent, insurance, and loan payments:  Paycheck Protection Program. The SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is enabling small… read more »