COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Important Information

During this challenging time, the Chamber is working to provide important information to our community. If you have knowledge of or are providing a service to help people in need, please email Minesh V. Pathak at mpathak@LBCCC.org with the details.

 

Charitable Giving Changes Related to COVID-19

Due to the financial challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, many are seeking assistance from charitable organizations. At the same time, fewer people have the resources to donate and support these organizations. To incentivize philanthropy during this difficult time, the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) included various provisions relating to charitable contribution deductions for individuals and corporations.
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County of Bucks

Bucks County COVID-19 Information
Information & Resources for Bucks County Businesses and Workforce

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to PA Small Businesses Economically Impacted by COVID-19

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Pennsylvania small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Tom Wolf on March 18, 2020.
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Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks Rapid Response Loan Program

The COVID-19 Economic Rapid Response Loan Program is a one-time emergency grant-to-loan program launched as part of a collaborative effort between the County Commissioner’s and the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks targeting tourism and hospitality businesses located in municipalities that are eligible to receive grant funds under the Municipal Grant Program (MGP) administered by the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks. The objective of the Emergency Loan Program is to provide a rapid response to aid the cashflow position of tourism and hospitality business facilities most immediately impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and resulting temporary closing of Parx Casino in Bensalem Township.
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Visit Bucks County COVID-19 Resources, Tips & Articles

We continue to gather resources that will help our tourism and hospitality partners move forward and assist in the recovery. We plan to continually update this page as we receive additional information and resources.
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Penn Community Bank COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

As a community-first financial services provider, Penn Community Bank strives to function as an integral part of the communities around us – including in trying times like these.

Like you, we have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the world, our nation and our communities. In response, we are taking action to assist you during this period.
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PECO Taking Steps to Support Customers During Coronavirus Pandemic

At PECO, safety is our top priority. As part of our commitment to safety, we are closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and taking appropriate precautions to protect the health and safety of our employees, customers and communities.
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BCEDC – Pennsylvania is Now Offering Loans for Companies Economically Affected by COVID-19

The guidelines for the Covid-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) Program were approved by the PIDA (PA Industrial Development Authority) Board on March 23, 2020.

The Bucks County Economic Development Council (BCEDC) is a Certified Economic Development Organization (CEDO) and, as such, will accept all applications from businesses located in Bucks County.

As of 3:00pm on March 25, 2020 – BCEDC is accepting Covid-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) program applications. Please note that complete applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received.
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United Way of Bucks County COVID-19 Recovery Fund

Together with Penn Community Bank, the United Way of Bucks County launched the COVID-19 Recovery Fund to help those affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). To learn more about the Recovery Fund or make a donation, click the button below.

Gannett Launches ‘Support Local’ To Help Small Businesses

Gannett, publishers of the Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer announced the launch of Support Local, a platform to help communities support and access small businesses all across the nation that are facing significant economic challenges due to the spreading coronavirus pandemic.
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Pennsylvania Association of Chamber Professionals

COVID-19 information, latest developments and official guidance.
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Bucks County COVID-19 Recovery Fund

United Way of Bucks County and Penn Community Bank have partnered to establish the Bucks County COVID-19 Recovery Fund to help meet meet the growing needs of the community during this financial crisis
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Governor Tom Wolf

A list of business types in relation to the Governor’s Executive Order mandating closures for COVID-19 mitigation.
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Chamber Applauds Passage of “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”
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U.S. Small Business Administration

Disaster Loan Assistance
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TMA Bucks

Telecommuting Tips & Strategies For Employers & Employees To Stay Connected During COVID-19 Situation
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My Benefit Advisor

COVID-19 Federal Guidance & Proposed Legislation
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IBEW

COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for Construction Trades
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PA Department of Labor & Industry

Information for Workers Impacted
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PA Department of Health

Latest COVID-19 Updates
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