Below are some resources to assist businesses during the COVID-19 crisis:
If you need guidance on where to find an answer to your question, please reach out to the Chamber at 570-836-7755.
CARES Act Summary
Presented by the US Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Webinars
Small Business Assistance – Recorded on 4/1/20
PA Chamber of Business & Industry
Businesses’ Questions and Answers on Coronavirus Stimulus 4/1/2020
US Small Business Administration – (SBA) Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent contractors, are eligible if they also meet program size standards.
COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance (EIDL) - In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000.
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) - - An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Payroll Protection Program FAQ's for Small Businesses
US Department of the Treasury – Guidance for Small Business on PPP
If you’re a lender, more information can be found HERE
If you’re a borrower, more information can be found HERE
The application for borrowers can be found HERE
Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Employer Paid Leave Requirements
Q&A Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Small Business Development Center - Local connection to Small Business Administration Resources
PA Small Business Development Center Resources
Office of Governor Tom Wolf
US Chamber of Commerce - Resources to help your small business survive the Coronavirus
Coronavirus Emergency Loans - Small Business Guide and Checklist
PA Department of Labor
PA Department of Health - Direct link to updated COVID-19 in PA
PA Department of Economic and Community Development
COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA) – Applications are currently on hold.
Review this first from the US Chamber of Commerce:
Coronavirus Emergency Loans - Small Business & Non-Profit Guide and Checklist
Williams Foundation Pledges $1 Million for Coronavirus Response and Community Recovery
Please visit our regional collaborative resource - www.discovernepa.com/featured/coronavirus/