The following are resources for businesses and individuals to assist them in navigating through the current economic environment.

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Unemployment Assistance

Financial Help for your Pennsylvania Business

  • Updated list from the Governor’s office of Life-Sustaining and Non-Life-Sustaining businesses
  • Apply for a waiver to keep your business open
  • Loan program (up to $100,000 per business available) for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 under the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority’s (PIDA) Small Business First Fund and the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA)
  • PA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) training events (webinars for disaster recovery, applying for loans, and more)
  • If you own a business and had to close either temporarily, considering layoffs, or believe you are financially at-risk for permanent closure, the Rapid Response Assistance Program is available to you and your employees

Federal Help for Your Business


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