Pa. businesses receive $13.5M from COVID-19 funding program

The state says 160 companies in 43 Pennsylvania are getting help from a second round of state loan funding to help firms during the coronavirus pandemic.

The state Department of Community and Economic Development says the companies have received a total of $13.5 million in loans as part of the COVID19 Working Capital Access Program.

More than $23 million total has been awarded so far to businesses such as restaurants, wellness centers, wineries and breweries, consulting firms, salons and spas, officials said.

“These loans will help businesses in the commonwealth quickly access capital to address their critical needs while we continue to follow the governor and health secretary’s orders,” said Sec. Davin. “Small businesses are the fabric of our commonwealth, and the Wolf Administration is committed to supporting them to the fullest extent during this unprecedented time.” 

For more information about the Department of Community and Economic Development and finacial help for businesses, you can visit the site resources.  


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