COVID-19 PA HAZARD PAY GRANT
The COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program (the “program”) was established to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Hazard pay is intended to keep front-line employees working in sectors that are vital to every Pennsylvanians’ existence. The program will help employers provide hazard pay for their employees to retain current employees. This reimbursement-based grant is for employers who will be offering hazard pay over the eligible program period.
Williamsport: COVID-19 Business Assistance Loan Program
Lycoming County Small Business Relief Fund Grant & Loan Awards Announcement
Williamsport, PA – The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce is announcing the first set of grants and loans that were awarded to small businesses in Lycoming County through the Lycoming County Small Business Relief Fund Grant & Loan program. The pool of $200,000 in funds was funded in part by the Covid-19 United Community Fund and Chamber. A total of 93 applications were received with 89 businesses receiving funding assistance.
COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance Program
Please note that applications are not being accepted at this time. They expect the application window to open June 30. There is however information about the structure of the program that small businesses should be reviewing to prepare for when the application window is opened.
It does need to be noted that one of the key eligibility criteria is that you are a small business that has less than $1m in receipts annually. You can click on the following link to review the current information and start preparing the documents that will be required to get positioned to apply.
Guides and Resources from the U.S. Chamber
- Independent Contractor’s Guide to CARES Act Relief
- Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist
- Temporary Paid Leave and Family Medical Leave Guide
- Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program Guide
- Employee Retention Tax Credit Guide
- Coronavirus Small Business Guide
- Coronavirus Response Toolkit
FY2020-21 Advocacy Priorities: https://www.peda.org/resources/Documents/PEDA%20FY2020-21%20Advocacy%20Priorities%20(Final).pdf
Updated Paycheck Protection Program Application: https://www.sba.gov/document/sba-form–paycheck-protection-program-borrower-application-form
PA Small Business Development Centers: http://pasbdc.org/services/continuity/disruption-recovery
US Department of Labor: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic
Governor’s Office: https://www.governor.pa.gov/
Commonwealth of PA: https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/
U.S. Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Paycheck Protection Program Overview
Paycheck Protection Program Application
EIDL Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet for Borrowers
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development: https://dced.pa.gov/resources/
New Resource for Manufacturers to Produce COVID-19-Related Supplies: https://dced.pa.gov/newsroom/wolf-administration-announces-new-resource-for-manufacturers-to-produce-covid-19-related-supplies/
SEDA-COG: COVID-19 Resources: https://seda-cog.org/covid-19/
COVID-19 Resources from the U.S. Chamber: GUIDE TO SBA’S ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS – GUIDE TO THE EMPLOYEE RETENTION TAX CREDIT – CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY LOANS Small Business Guide and Checklist
LegalShield: Questions and answers that attorneys have provided for many small businesses as well as family members: https://covid19.wearelegalshield.com/?utm_source=pbls.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=wals-623&utm_campaign=user_dorirankinen