PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The City of Philadelphia has launched a $12 million grant program to help struggling restaurants and gyms during the coronavirus pandemic. The money will go to small businesses most adversely affected by the latest round of COVID-19 closures.
The grants could go as high as $15,000.READ MORE: Philadelphia Students To Remain Virtual As Mediation Process Between School District, Teachers' Union On Phased Reopening Nearing End
“The bottom line is that a lot of businesses, particularly these small businesses, have suffered dramatically as a result of the pandemic,” Councilmember Darrell Clarke said. “We are in a very small way, we’re going to be allotting around $12 million in small business support to kind of get them through this process until we can open up our economy.”
You have until Feb. 9 to submit an application. Click here to apply for a grant or to learn more.READ MORE: Delaware County Company Develops 'The Hurricane,' Device Using UVC Technology To Kill Coronavirus
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