CBICC Alert: Centre County Grant Application Opens

Businesses Apply Now!
Grant Details
Applicants for this Centre County Government grant must: 
  • Be appropriately licensed, headquartered, and operating in Centre County.
  • Operate from a physical location in Centre County.
  • Have experienced a revenue decline due to COVID-19. 


  • For profit businesses
  • Small businesses with fewer than 100 employees.
  • Tourism businesses of ANY size (can be over 100 employees).
  • Primary business operations and headquarters must physically be located in Centre County.
  • Must not be delinquent in federal or state taxes.

To complete the application (preview application here) businesses will need the following items:

  • Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Gross Monthly Income for March - July 2019 and March - July 2020
  • Eligible Expenditures from March 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020: (rent, mortgage interest, cable, utility, internet, phone, spoilage, PPE, cleaning supplies, unemployment compensation contributions, and other related expenses)
  • Government Issued Photo ID such as a Driver’s License or Passport
  • Proof of Business Registration with the PA Department of State in the form of a copy of official filing with the Department of State or local municipality for your business. Only one of the following must be provided.    
  • Articles of Incorporation    
  • Certificate of Organization   
  • Fictitious Name registration    
  • Government-issued Business License    
  • Only for Sole Proprietors: any form of acceptable government-issued photo ID
  • Business financial information, both items need to be submitted:  
  • Profit and Loss statement from March 1st to July 31st, 2019 and March 1st to July 31st, 2020 or comparable documentation.
  • Most recently submitted Federal Tax Return. 2018 or 2019 business tax returns, including Schedule C. If you do not have a business tax return, please submit your personal tax return.

For assistance with this loan application contact the Penn State Small Business Development Center (sbdc@psu.edu | 814-863-4293).

Deadline to apply: 5 pm on Friday, September 11, 2020
For additional information and COVID-19 resources for businesses, please visit the CBICC COVID-19 Resource & Response Center:
Let's Connect! Irene Miller Wetzel | irene@cbicc.org | 814-234-1829