COVID-19 Information and Resources for Montgomery County Residents, Businesses, Organizations, and Workforce – Updated April 6, 2020
MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program – Guidelines, FAQ, and Application - https://www.montcopa.org/MontcoStrongSBGP
Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Data Hub - www.montcopa.org/COVID-19
- COVID-19 Questions Email Account - COVID19@montcopa.org
U.S. Small Business Administration COVID-19 Resources - https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
- SBA Eastern PA District Office - https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/pa/king-of-prussia
- PA Small Business Development Centers CARE Act Guide for Small Businesses - http://pasbdc.org/uploads/media_items/small-business-owner-s-guide-to-the-cares-act.original.pdf#page=1
US Treasury COVID-19 Resources - https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/top-priorities/cares-act/assistance-for-small-businesses
- US Treasury Fact Sheet on the Paycheck Protection Program - https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP--Fact-Sheet.pdf
US Department of Labor COVID-19 Guidance - https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus
- US Department of Labor – FMLA COVID-19 - https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla/pandemic
CDC Guidance and Resources for Businesses - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.html
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania COVID-19 business resources - https://dced.pa.gov/resources/
- As of March 31st, 2020, please be advised that the state is no longer taking applications for the PIDA-CWCA program through PA DCED - https://www.montcopa.org/3507/COVID-19-Working-Capital-Access-Program
PA Careerlink ® Montgomery County – updates on COVID-19 operations and services for job seekers and businesses - https://www.montcopa.org/2114/PA-CareerLink-Montgomery-County
PA Unemployment Compensation information for businesses, workers, and independent contractors - https://www.uc.pa.gov/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx
PA Department or Revenue COVID-19 Information - https://www.revenue.pa.gov/Pages/AlertDetails.aspx
PA Department of Health COVID-19 Guidance for Businesses - https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/Documents/Diseases%20and%20Conditions/Coronavirus%20Businesses%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf
The Montgomery County Commerce Department utilizes a unified approach to providing economic & workforce development services and assistance to individuals, entrepreneurs, investors, businesses, communities, and institutions. Through our component entities and expanding network of partners & stakeholders, we collaborate every day to make Montgomery County the place to live, work, learn, & invest.
What makes Montgomery County the place to start, grow, or relocate your business? The place for a talented workforce? A place of diverse communities, experiences, and opportunities? Find all the reasons why Montgomery County is the place to live, work, learn, & invest at MontcoForward.org
Interested in learning more about how the Commerce Department can help you? Explore the Commerce Department website to learn more about our programs, services, and assistance.
Have a specific question? Or need help finding more information? Use our Commerce Department Assistance Request Form to start a conversation with us.
Looking for information on available sites? Do you have sites in Montco that are available for lease, sale, or development? Learn more about how we can help with our Montco Site Select program.
For Businesses and Entrepreneurs
Starting, growing, or looking to locate your business in Montgomery County? Complete a Commerce Department Assistance Request Form.
Is your business looking to add to its workforce? In need of tools to develop the workers you have today? MontcoWorks administers Workforce Development Training Programs and the Business Services Team at the PA CareerLink® Montgomery County can provide you with information on programs, services, and the labor market in Montgomery County so you can build the workforce that will keep your business competitive. There are Partnerships that are industry-led and designed to support the talent development and skills needs of the leading economic sectors regionally.
Is your business looking for capital to grow? Our Economic Development Financing Overview provides details on three programs that the Commerce Department can help eligible and approved borrowers access for projects.
Still not sure what is available to help you and your business prosper or what you are looking for? Complete a Commerce Department Assistance Request Form and we will contact you to discuss your business, your goals, and to connect you with services and technical assistance from our partners and stakeholders that can help you and your business succeed.
For Job Seekers and Career Builders
Looking for work or opportunities to prepare for the next step in your career? The PA CareerLink® Montgomery County and the statewide PA CareerLink® website can provide you with information, assistance, and learning opportunities.
The County’s Workforce Development Board, MontcoWorks, administers specialized job and career programs for Youth & Young Adults and Veterans as well as the Employment Advance and Retention Network (EARN) and PA Workwear.