COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program

* Updated: 04/02/2020 @ 10:18 PM


The COVID-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) Program is administered by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) and provides critical working capital financing to small businesses located within the Commonwealth that are adversely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

This program will provide a successful applicant with up to $100,000 based on recently incurred working capital costs, for up to 3 years (amortized over 12 years) at an interest rate of 0% with no payments for the first 12 months.

Program Guidelines (PDF)
Download Program Guidelines (PDF)

Application Process

** Application is made through the Delaware County Commerce Center**

We appreciate your patience. There has been an overwhelming response to this program that has impacted our staff.
Please know that if all documentation is not submitted in full, this will delay your pre-application process.

Pre-Application Survey
The Pennsylvania CWCA Program Is Temporarily Suspended

Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth has suspended the program for the time being.

Please continue to submit your request. We will keep your application on file and in the queue for if/when the program is re-funded and becomes available again.

Delaware County Government:
Latest Updates on COVID-19

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We would like to hear from business owners and operators of Delaware County

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Working with our regional Southeast Pennsylvania’s Economic Development partners, we are using data collected through this survey to help address the needs of our greater business community.

Additional Information for Businesses on COVID-19
US Department of Labor

PA Dept of Community & Economic Development

PA Dept of Labor & Industry for Employees

PA Dept of Health on Business (PDF)

PA Dept. of Health - Overview & General Guidance

CDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Overview

CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan, Prepare and Respond to COVID-19

CDC Travel Advisory

Small Business Administration

US Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources: Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SBA Disaster Loan Application:

Delaware County Businesses are now eligible to apply for the SBA Disaster Loan Program to cover substantial economic loss.

If your small business suffered substantial economic injury and is located in a declared disaster area, you may be eligible for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). EIDL provides the necessary working capital to help small businesses survive until normal operations resume after a disaster.

Apply for Disaster Loan Assistance