Hello Everyone!

Here you will find contact information and links to emergency loans and grants for small businesses to assist with COVID-19 relief. Included are resources available through The Business Center and other partner organizations.


The Business Center
For Assistance with completing relief forms, financial projections, and tax forms contact us
Office: 215-247-2473 (Please leave messages in the general mailbox.  We are retrieving them remotely and daily.)
Email: education@thebizctr.com


Federal, State and City Resources

Solomon Wheeler 
To check on the status of your application contact disatercustomerserviceassistance@sba.gov

SBA (Small Business Administration)
Office: 717-782-3840
Cell: 717-503-7094
Email: solomon.wheeler@sba.gov

Information on the SBA Covid related programs can be found through the SBA Covid Related Resources page. Some specific information:

Emergency Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

EIDL Deadline:  December 31, 2021
EIDL application portal
Applicants may be asked to provide IRS Form 4506-T

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

PPP Deadline: March 31, 2021
Information on the SBA PPP program can be found through the SBA Covid Related Resources page
First time applying click here: SBA form 2483
Second time applying click here: SBA form 2483-SD

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant  SVOGrant@sba.gov – not yet accepting applications

Find a lender: click here for SBA Lender Match

Citizen’s Bank

Lendistry

PA 30 Day Fund

For more information, contact Rojer Kern via email at instore@phila.gov or number at 215 – 683 – 2156

State

Michael Shorr
DCED
Email: mshorr@pa.gov

DCED Information
New Capital Access Program
Program Guidelines
Program Fact Sheet
List of CEDOs

Additional questions about the CWCA program can also be directed to:

CWCA program: 717-783-5046
CWCA Email: ra-cwcainfo@pa.gov

City of Philadelphia Commerce Department and Philadelphia Industrial Development Cooperation

Phila gov
Phila PIDC

Your Emotional Well-Being in the COVID-19 Environment 
PA 30 Day Fund

For more information, contact Rojer Kern via email at instore@phila.gov or number at 215 – 683 – 2156


Banking Institution Resources

Veder M. Reddick
Customer’s Bank
Senior Vice President
Progress Plaza – Sullivan Building
1501 N Broad Street
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Email: vreddick@customersbank.com
C 610-401-5242
F 215-232-2025
O 215-717-7953

Santander Bank

email PPPnewaccount@santander.us to make contact and get the process started

Lendistry

New Partnership Created with Goldman Sachs and Lendistry with Potential Forgivable Loan


Community Development Corporations and Community Agencies COVID Resources
(Some of these agencies have a priority to assist businesses owned by people of color)

The Merchants Fund
Jill Fink

Office: 215-399-1339
Email: info@merchantsfund.org

Merchants Fund


Other COVID-19 Relief Resources 
(This information applies to contractors, consultants, for-profits, nonprofit, etc.)

The Beech Companies offers lines of credit to non-profit organizations and small businesses under their fund through the Beech Business Bank.

WPFSI offers lines of credit to non-profit organizations and small businesses under their fund and relief fund application assistances. WPFSI Their number is 215 – 452 – 0100

The William Penn Foundation announced a $3 million grant to support the PHL COVID-19 Fund. Throughout the crisis, this fund will provide grants to organizations in the Greater Philadelphia whose focus has been on serving at-risk populations. You can read more about the grant qualifications here.

Mt. Airy CDC

COVID-19 Business Relief Fund
Request for Relief: Business Support Fund

Be safe and stay well!

updated 1/21/2021

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