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COVID-19 INFORMATION AND RESOURCES FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND WORKFORCE – as of September 3, 2020

MontcoStrong Non-Profit Resiliency & Restoration Grant Program  

MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program – Guidelines, FAQ, and Application 

Restart Montco – A Planning Approach to Help with Recovery from the Effects of COVID-19 Restrictions

PA DCED COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant 

PA COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program

Pennsylvania’s Shared Work Program

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Data Hub 

MontcoForward.org – Information on local economic development partners and information on Montgomery County

Montgomery County Re-Opening Guidance for Green Phase

Process to Re-Open Pennsylvania Plan 

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PA Careerlink® Montgomery County – updates on COVID-19 operations and services for job seekers and businesses

America’s Small Business Development Centers COVID-19 Business Resource Guide

U.S. Small Business Administration COVID-19 Resources 

US Treasury COVID-19 Resources 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania COVID-19 business resources

PA Unemployment Compensation information for businesses, workers, and independent contractors 

CDC Guidance and Resources for Businesses 

US Department of Labor COVID-19 Guidance 

PA Department of Health COVID-19 Guidance for Businesses 

PA Department or Revenue COVID-19 Information 

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Commerce Department

The Montgomery County Commerce Department utilizes a unified approach to providing economic & workforce development services and assistance to individuals, entrepreneurs, investors, businesses, communities, and institutions.  Through our component entities and expanding network of partners & stakeholders, we collaborate every day to make Montgomery County the place to live, work, learn, & invest.

What makes Montgomery County the place to start, grow, or relocate your business?  The place for a talented workforce?  A place of diverse communities, experiences, and opportunities? Find all the reasons why Montgomery County is the place to live, work, learn, & invest at MontcoForward.org

Interested in learning more about how the Commerce Department can help you?  Explore the Commerce Department website to learn more about our programs, services, and assistance.

Have a specific question? Or need help finding more information?  Use our Commerce Department Assistance Request Form to start a conversation with us.

Looking for information on available sites?  Do you have sites in Montco that are available for lease, sale, or development?  Learn more about how we can help with our Montco Site Select program.

For Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Starting, growing, or looking to locate your business in Montgomery County? Complete a Commerce Department Assistance Request Form.

Is your business looking to add to its workforce? In need of tools to develop the workers you have today? MontcoWorks administers Workforce Development Training Programs and the Business Services Team at the PA CareerLink® Montgomery County can provide you with information on programs, services, and the labor market in Montgomery County so you can build the workforce that will keep your business competitive. There are Partnerships that are industry-led and designed to support the talent development and skills needs of the leading economic sectors regionally.

Is your business looking for capital to grow? Our Economic Development Financing Overview provides details on three programs that the Commerce Department can help eligible and approved borrowers access for projects.

Still not sure what is available to help you and your business prosper or what you are looking for? Complete a Commerce Department Assistance Request Form and we will contact you to discuss your business, your goals, and to connect you with services and technical assistance from our partners and stakeholders that can help you and your business succeed.

For Job Seekers and Career Builders

Looking for work or opportunities to prepare for the next step in your career? The PA CareerLink® Montgomery County and the statewide PA CareerLink® website can provide you with information, assistance, and learning opportunities.

The County’s Workforce Development Board, MontcoWorks, administers specialized job and career programs for Youth & Young Adults and Veterans as well as the Employment Advance and Retention Network (EARN) and PA Workwear.