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The current situation is changing daily, and there is no shortage of information at our fingertips, but we will make every attempt to share with all of you a variety of pertinent resources as we learn of them. Please check back for updates.

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COVID-19 Cultural and Museum Preservation Grant

June 2020

The COVID-19 Cultural and Museum Preservation Grant Program (the “program”) was created to provide grants to cultural organizations and museums that experienced a loss of revenue from the closure by the proclamation of disaster emergency by the Governor on March 6, 2020 published at 50 PA.B. 1644 (March 21, 2020), and any renewal of the state of disaster emergency.

Program Guidelines

COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance

The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. This is not a first-come, first-served program. There will be multiple rounds of application windows.

Learn More How to Apply How to Upload Documents

Blight Remediation

Main Street and Elm Street Programs are eligible to apply!

Blight Remediation program through the Commonwealth Financing Authority:

Planning grant requests/awards may not exceed $25,000. Remediation grant requests/awards may not exceed $300,000. Projects require a 10% cash match, and the match requirement may be waived for municipalities with a median household income below 80% of the state median household income.

Program Guidelines

Small Business Development Center

SBDC Penn State has developed a comprehensive list of funding resources for small businesses.

View funding opportunities

Main Street Lending Program

The Federal Reserve's Main Street Lending Program

Business loans to help eligible medium-sized and small companies through the COVID-19 pandemic

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Community Development Block Grant - CARES (CDBG-CV)

The Community Development Block Grant – CARES (CDBG-CV) Application and Guidelines are available for review at https://dced.pa.gov/CDBG-CV


Honeycomb Credit

Honeycomb Small Business Relief Loan - community-sourced loans for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Honeycomb Credit Resources

Patronicity

CROWDFUNDING FOR SMALL BUSINESS - COVID-19 Assistance

Engage your community to help support your business or commercial district

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Tips to Avoid Coronavirus Financial Scams

Pennsylvania Pressroom
USDA Resources
USDA Loans & Grants USDA Federal Rural Resource Guide