Open NOW • The Pennsylvania COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) Grant

The COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) Grant opened on Monday March 15. The Philadelphia Commerce Department has laid out the details of the program including a link to apply on their website HERE.

As a reminder, this Grant is only open to businesses that have a NAICS designation within the Accommodation subsector (721) or Food Services and Drinking Places subsector (722) as its primary activity.

Note: NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) code is a 6-digit number used to identify the type of business you are operating and can be found on the first page of most business tax returns.

Where and How to Apply

  • Eligible business owners can apply online at PIDCphila.com/CHIRP, beginning at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 15. 
  • The deadline to submit applications has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 12. 
  • The online application is simple and is estimated to take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. It can be completed on your mobile device or computer.
  • All applications will be reviewed after April 5. The program is not first-come, first-served; applications will be awarded based on eligibility and alignment with program priorities.

FYI: PIDC will be hosting several informational webinars and application walk-throughs about this program, which you can sign up for at this webpage.

Please click HERE for complete details about the Grant including what you’ll need to have on-hand before applying. Any questions at all, please let Donny Smith know at donny@mayfairbid.org. Once you have applied, please let Donny know that as well so that he can follow along on his end and offer support where able.

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