Crowdfunded gift card subscription product that vests to a higher value over a twenty-four month period. Get cash flow now, without having to redeem all your gift cards sold once you reopen.
SBA Disaster Loans
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact.
Low Interest Industrial Loans
The PIDA provides low-interest loans and lines of credit for eligible businesses that commit to creating and retaining full-time jobs and for the development of industrial parks and multi-tenant facilities.
Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsburgh
Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsburgh has announced a Coronavirus Financial Bridge Loan Program to provide interest-free loans on a nonsectarian basis for up to $5,000 to residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Westmoreland, Washington, and Armstrong counties who are facing financial challenges caused by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak.
Allegheny County Small Business Loan Program Description
Allegheny County Economic Development
Description of the Allegheny Small Business Loan
(ASBL) program that provides funds for establishment and expansion of new and existing small businesses, by providing low interest financing for land development, building improvements, machinery and equipment acquisition, and infrastructure development. Covers up to 40% of project costs.
The purpose of the CCNF is to provide support to small, Black Led Organizations (BLOs) responding to critical needs in the Black community resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zero-interest Loans with Capital Launch
Brick-and-Mortar businesses that launch a capital raise on Mainvest, an investment fund, may be eligible for an additional $2,000 capital infusion of a zero-interest loan.
PIDA Lines of Credit
PA Industrial Development Authority
The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) offers low-interest loans and lines of credit for eligible businesses that commit to creating and retaining full-time jobs for the development of industrial parks and multi-tenant facilities. Loan applications are packaged and underwritten by a network of certified economic development organizations (CEDOs) that partner with PIDA to administer the program.
Honeycomb Crowdfunded Small Business Relief Fund
To help deliver the working capital that businesses need, Honeycomb is offering 45-day payment free periods, 6-month interest-only periods and reducing our posting, success, and investor fees.
Greater PGH Restaurant Workers Emergency Fund
Greater PGH Restaurant Workers Mutual Aid
A crowdfunding page with a $60,000 goal to go directly to Pittsburgh's restaurant workers. Funds will be dispersed on an as-needed basis by application, for up to $150 per worker. The priority will go to those who need funds for childcare expenses, medication, or are ineligible for government assistance.
Business Information from CWE
Chatham University Center for Women's Entrepreneurship
Chatham Center for Women's Entrepreneurship has an updated library of information and resources for businesses.
What small businesses and lenders need to know about the final details of the SBA 7(a) loan program expansion
Here’s what small businesses and lenders need to know about this massive expansion of the Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) Section 7(a) Loan.
Retail Training Guide: How COVID-19 Could Affect Your Retail Business
WhizBang Retail Training
A guide to help plan for and minimize the effects of five disruptions from Covid 19: Supply chain disruption; Social distancing disruptions; Financial disruptions; Team disruptions, and; Personal disruptions.
Business Continuity Plan
Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)
The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has developed a new streamlined business continuity program for small businesses that may not have the time or resources to create an extensive plan to recover from business interruptions.
Free Business Consulting from CWE
Chatham University Center for Women's Entrepreneurship
Chatham Center for Women's Entrepreneurship offers face-to-face, online, and phone business counseling sessions are available for aspiring and existing business owners by appointment. Follow this link to sign up.
Discussion Guide for Local Governments
Discussion guide on topics including crisis communications, chains of command, gaps in emergency response protocol, and preparing your local workforce.
State Tax Filing Guidance for Coronavirus Pandemic
U.S. states are providing tax filing and payment due date relief for individuals and businesses. The AICPA has compiled the latest developments on state tax filings related
PA Workshare Program
Office of Unemployment Conpensation
A Shared-Work plan allows an employer to temporarily reduce the work hours of a group of employees and divide the available hours equally rather than laying off any employees. Employees covered by a Shared-Work plan receive a percentage of their Unemployment Compensation (UC) Weekly Benefit Amount (WBA), while they work the reduced schedule, if they are otherwise eligible for UC.
65 Free Tools to Help You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic
Information and links for tools that help your business go virual: video conferencing, meetings, process management, dashboards, studying, training and more.