Philadelphia County is receiving approximately $17 million in funding to provide grants to eligible businesses through this program. Grants are available to eligible businesses in the range from $5,000 – $50,000.

Businesses must:

  • Be physically located in Philadelphia County, in operation as of February 15, 2020, and intend to continue operating within one year of the date of application
  • Have a NAICS designation within the Accommodation subsector (721) or Food Services and Drinking Places subsector (722) as its primary activity.
  • Have a documented 25% reduction in gross receipts between 2019 and 2020 (calculated annually or quarterly) due to financial impact from COVID-19.
  • Be a for-profit business and not a publicly traded entity
  • Have fewer than 300 full-time equivalent employees entity wide as of February 15, 2020
  • Have a maximum tangible net worth not more than $15 million as of February 15, 2020
  • Be in compliance with all local, state, and federal taxes, or be on an approved payment plan or can prove they are in the process of getting on a payment plan
  • Have the required federal, state, and local licenses and permits to legally operate and be in good standing with the City of Philadelphia
  • Apply for only one CHIRP grant per Philadelphia County business location (per unique EINs)

Eligible business owners can apply online at, beginning at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 15th. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 5th.

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