Crisis Resources for PACT Members

To Our PACT Members,

We know these are difficult times for all. We thank you for your support.

What do you need in this time of crisis?

Our team is currently testing a variety of technologies and planning how to deliver content and create robust virtual connectivity.  Please stay tuned for our online Spring Lineup.

PACT wants to help you get through this crisis with the aid you need. We are plugged into federal, state and local resources that are working to make dollars available to businesses. Take a look below at the complied list of quick links for easy access.

The PACT Team is here for you. Let us know how we can help.

Essential Resources & Needs

Overall Resources
The Chamber’s crisis support page offers many useful links for ease of reference.

Programs are available at the Federal level:

The City of Philadelphia and PIDC launched a $9M Small Business Relief Fund for businesses with less than $5M in revenue.

Department of Community and Economic Development – the source for all PA programs and assistance including PIDA Loans.

Delaware Division of Small Business – the source for all DE programs and assistance.

New Jersey
New Jersey Economic Development Authority – the source for all NJ programs and assistance.

PHL COVID-19 Fund aids non-profits that are on the frontline of the pandemic, providing urgent resources throughout the Philadelphia region. You can donate to support or seek support if your non-profit qualifies.

Healthcare Supplies
There are critical supply needs in our region and beyond to protect healthcare workers and patients. Life Sciences PA compiled a list of needs that you can access.



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