COVID-19 Business Assistance Information

The City of Easton and its partners are compiling available assistance programs and related information to aid our small businesses in weathering the impact of the Coronavirus.

The Department of Community and Economic Development is available to help your company.  Our team has decades of experience in working with many of the organizations and programs identified in this resource.  Please do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience.  We can help.

Phone: 610-250-6719 

Email: dced@easton-pa.gov

Please note that this information will be updated regularly as we become aware of new resources and information that can help your business.


 

Financing, Workforce and Technical Support

(Resources and related programs that are currently available to assist businesses.  Online access to these resources is provided where applicable.)

Events to Inform

(Listings of events, workshops & roundtables that are forthcoming or have taken place (with access to digital media) to assist businesses during this time.)

Best Practices Resources and Business Strategies

(Articles and related documents to assist businesses in considering new strategies & new opportunities.)

Relevant News

 


Main Street America Business Survey

Gathering this strong data will make Main Street America stronger advocates to Congress, to state legislators, and to local elected officials in explaining the kind of resources needed by small businesses to weather the storm


"Support Easton"

List of Easton Businesses that are Offering:

  • Curbside Pickup
  • Delivery
  • Online Purchasing
  • Gift Cards
  • Online Workshops and Classes

If you are an Easton business offering any of the above, send a message with your address and preferred online resource to the email address below and you will be added to the site.

supporteaston@eastonpartnership.org

Support Easton is starting to raise money for a "Small Business Relief Fund", if you are interested in making a donation to help out Easton's Small Business Community CLICK HERE


 

PA Business Waiver Online Application 

If you want to seek a waiver even though you are considered a non-life-sustaining business, you may fill out an online waiver application

[The exemption application process will close at 5 p.m. Friday, April 3]

CLICK HERE FOR THE ONLINE APPLICATION


The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act from the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Goes over questions like:

  • Capital to cover the cost of retaining employees?
  • A quick infusion of a smaller amount of cash to cover you right now? 
  • To ease your fears about keeping up with payments on your current or potential SBA loan? 
  • Just some quality, free counseling to help you navigate this uncertain economic time? 

COVID-19 General Relief Resources


Commonwealth of PA FAQ for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19