As a service to the local business community, Mt. Airy CDC has been collecting various resources available to small businesses to help them sustain through the COVID-19 outbreak. If you know of something that should be added to this list, please suggest it through the form HERE.

As of Thursday, March 26th, 2020:

LOCAL RESOURCES

START HERE: City of Philadelphia’s list of information and resources for small businesses • https://www.phila.gov/2020-03-20-information-and-resources-for-businesses-impacted-by-covid-19/ • General clearinghouse of COVID-19 business resources, including utilities (PECO, PGW, PWD, etc)

City COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund • Apply at this link: https://www.phila.gov/programs/philadelphia-covid-19-small-business-relief-fund/

Philadelphia Department of Commerce Surveyhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NHZR5JQ • City’s COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

Philadelphia Department of Revenuehttps://www.phila.gov/2020-03-23-city-of-philadelphia-extends-property-business-tax-deadlines/ • Real Estate, BIRT & Net Profits tax filing extended

Open in Mt Airywww.mtairycdc.org/openinmtairy • List of businesses responsibly open in Mt Airy • To add yours, use the form HERE

Helpful Webinarshttps://www.phila.gov/the-latest/all-events/?category=212 • Collected & curated by Commerce Dept

Ballard Spahr Entrepreneur Legal Relief Fundhttps://www.ballardspahr.com/eventsnews/pressreleases/2020-03-20-ballard-spahr-launches-entrepreneur-legal-relief-program-amid-coronavirus-crisis • “Ballard Spahr lawyers will provide discounted legal services and other business support to entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies. Legal services will be offered at a highly aggressive pricing model, which includes pro bono, discounted, and fixed-fee arrangements, as well as fee deferrals that elongate the payment cycle and give entrepreneurs flexibility with cash flow.”

STATE RESOURCES

Pennsylvania “Life Sustaining Businesses” definitionCLICK HERE for definitions from Governor Wolf’s executive order • If you have questions about where your business falls, email  ra-dcedcs@pa.gov • If you want to apply for a waiver, email ra-dcexemption@pa.gov

State Unemployment – for Employees • https://www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/covid19.aspx

State Unemployment – for Employershttps://www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/Contact-Us-Employer-Info.aspx

PA Chamber of Business & Industry Resources • https://www.pachamber.org/coronavirus/

PA Department of Health Guidelines for Businesses • https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/environmental-health-hazards/covid-19/planning-guidance-for-businesses-and-nonprofit-organizations/

PA Department of Community & Economic Development Resourceshttps://dced.pa.gov/resources/

FEDERAL RESOURCES

SBA Small Business Guidance & Loan Resourceshttps://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respond-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

CDC Guidelines for Businesses and Employers • https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.html

IRShttps://www.irs.gov/newsroom/treasury-irs-and-labor-announce-plan-to-implement-coronavirus-related-paid-leave-for-workers-and-tax-credits-for-small-and-midsize-businesses-to-swiftly-recover-the-cost-of-providing-coronavirus • Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

KIVA • Increased size of 0% loans for small businesses • https://www.kiva.org/borrow

Google Small Business Resources • https://smallbusiness.withgoogle.com/news/resources-for-smbs-impacted-by-coronavirus/#!/

Facebook Small Business Grants • https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants • Not available yet (3/26) but sign up to be notified

James Beard Foundationhttps://www.jamesbeard.org/blog/how-the-restaurant-industry-is-responding-to-covid-19 • Good list of resources for hospitality/restaurant industry

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