Council Member Lucy Ames brought to Council's attention 3 grants for small businesses at the last Council meeting to be shared with the public.
1. Non-profit Pennsylvania 30 Day Fund - This is a forgivable loan for Pennsylvania-based small businesses with 3-30 employees. The forgivable loan is intended to provide immediate financial assistance (within maximum 3 days) to meet payroll, preserve healthcare coverage for employees and save jobs while they await recently approved federal funding. More information is availabe on the website: https://pa30dayfund.com/
2. FedEx Grant - FedEx will provide 200 small businesses with a $5,000.00 grant, plus a $500.00 credit from FedEx Office that can be used for printing banners, posters, floor graphics, custom branded boxes, and more. The application process opened May 25, 2020 and the deadline to apply for a grant is June 12, 2020 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. More information is avaiable on the website: https://www.fedex.com/en.../support-small-business-grants.html
Hello Alice Grant - Hello Alice with the support of Verizon, Silicon Valley Bank, eBay, and others is offering $10,000.00 emergency grants, being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by this pandemic. If your business has been severely impacted by COVID-19, please complete the full COVID19 Business for All Grant application to apply for immediate support in the form of $10,000.00 grants. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis. More information is available on the website: https://businessforall.helloalice.com/