Chester County Commissioners establish Main Street Preservation grant program – up to $25,000 in funding for county’s small businesses and ag enterprises impacted by COVID-19
Webinar to explain grant eligibility and the application process
scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m.
WEST CHESTER, PA_ A grant program created at the request of the Chester County Commissioners provides funding for small businesses and agricultural enterprises in the county that were unable to take advantage of any federal and commonwealth existing COVID-19 response programs. Grants of up to $25,000 will be available to all eligible businesses through the Chester County Main Street Preservation program. The County has set aside $5 million for the program.
The application and award process for the competitive grant program will be administered by the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) with support from County government departments.
Initial eligibility requirements for Chester County’s Main Street Preservation grants include for-profit small businesses and agricultural enterprises formed and active in 2019 or earlier, with annual revenues of $500,000 or less. The businesses must also be physically located and headquartered in Chester County.
To assist in the application process, the CCEDC is hosting a live webinar on Thursday, May 7th, at 10:00 a.m., for all business owners who are eligible for a grant.