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SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE 

Immediate: 

CUMBERLAND AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION  

CUMBERLAND AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION  LATEST NEWSLETTER

Round 2 of the PPP starts - Monday, April 27- APPLY NOW

PA COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program

CARES Act—S.3548

Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources    

Disaster Loan Assistance

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) webinar on navigating Small Business Loan Programs with FAQs 

Small Business Association/NFIB

U.S. Chamber Commerce

Please see the website of your local:

PA State Senator   or  State Representative 

State Offices:  General Directory Info

For a list of resources, please see the website of your:

U.S. Senator   or   U. S. Representative 

Short and Long Term: 

Small Business Administration

Disaster Loan Applications

PA Business “One Stop Shop”

Business Resources for Veterans   

Susquehanna SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Entrepreneurs)  

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) @ Shippensburg Univ. of PA

SBDC Facebook Page

Resources for Minority-Owned Businesses in PA

Articles of Immediate Importance: 

Need Money for Payroll?

Responding to COVID-19 for PA Businesses 

Citizens Bank Business Resources - 7 ways to protect your business:  business 

EMPLOYMENT 

Unemployment Compensation Information:

PUA (Pandemic Unemployment Assistance) UC, updated link

Attention UC Filers--If you have applied for UC recently and are waiting for a call from PA Dept. of Labor & Industry, please add their number to your phone contacts: (888) 313-7284

To apply for unemployment: PA State site  or  PA CareerLink site

CareerLink Job Gateway 

For information about Unemployment Compensation - a quick-tip guide of important information from parameters of eligibility and filing to managing benefits, and what to expect moving forward: CareerOneStop.org

“Hiring Now” Job Openings: 

Land O’ Lakes (Camp Hill and Carlisle)  

GlaxoSmithKline/GSK Global

Extensive, current list of local businesses hiring now

Aldi

Rite Aid

Dollar General

Lowe’s

Target

Big Lots

FedEx

CVS  

Instacart 

Amazon  

Walmart  

Giant  

Keystone Human Services  

Chewy  

Ollie’s Bargain Outlets  

Pizza Hut  

Penn Waste  

Colonial Park Care Center  

Country Meadows  

IntegraCare (The Woods at Cedar Run and more)  

Houck (Roofing Service)  

Virtual Job Fairs: 

Central PA Online Job Fair  

ABC27 Virtual Job Fair  

Job Search Sites:  

CareerOneStop  

Indeed 

LinkedIn  

CareerBuilder  

Glass Door 

CareerLink Job Gateway  

 

EDUCATION

College Students: The FAFSA and PA State Grant deadline for application has been extended until May 15, 2020

See these sites for more info:  FAFSA  or  PHEAA / FAFSA

Distance Learning:

Legislation: 

For Veterans—S.3503

Certifications/Credentials: 

LearningExpressLibrary: CCLS/Fredricksen Library Databases 

LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com: Accessible through certain library cards or by subscription—available online through Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), if you have a library card in PA, you can apply for a card from FLP. Secure your online card HERE  

Universal Class: Accessible through certain library cards or by subscription—available online through Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), if you have a library card in PA, you can apply for a card from FLP. Secure your online card HERE 

Free online courses

Ivy League institutions (certifications available)

Ivy League Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCS, from  Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale.

(#FREEapril for Technology Skills Platform) 

USEFUL WEBSITES

Banks offering consumer aid during crisis/list  

Stress Reduction Help:  

COVID-19 and your mental health - MAYO CLINIC

Staying present may help planners minimize stress - MEDICAL NEWS TODAY

Free Mindfulness Resources to Find Calm and Nourish Resilience During the COVID Outbreak - MINDFUL