Hospitality Grants


Hospitality Grant program is now closed. The application process opened on March 8, 2021 at 8am EST and closed on March 19, 2021 at 5pm EST

On February 5th, Governor Wolf signed into law Act 1, legislation that set aside $145 million in funds to aid hospitality industry businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Requirements and information is continually updated as guidance continues to be issued from the Commonwealth. The FAQ and the What Is Needed To Apply documents found below will be updated accordingly.

The program will make $6,181,069 available to Lancaster County hospitality businesses and to cover the cost of operating the program.

This application process is now closed. If you have any questions please reach out to funding@recoverylancaster.com.

You can find the businesses who were recommended for grant awards through this COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) here.

Per the legislation, businesses that had fewer than 300 employees by full-time equivalent, had an annual revenue decline or quarterly revenue loss of 25% or greater, and operated within NAICS designation within the Accommodation sector (721) or Food Services and Drinking Places sector (722) were eligible to apply.

The application period for the CHIRP program ran from March 8 to March 19. A total of 343 applications were submitted requesting $10,235,000. Following a thorough review of the applications, 316 businesses are recommended to be awarded $6,045,000. A total of 27 applications were ineligible or incomplete.

This business list, sorted alphabetically, provides the recommended company’s operating name (DBA), legal name, the municipality in which it is located, recommended grant amount and final score, where applicable.

WHAT THE CRITERIA WAS FOR APPLICATION:

The program was open to Lancaster County based private (not publicly traded) for-profit entities that meet the following criteria:

OTHER GRANT DETAILS:

If you have any questions please reach out to funding@recoverylancaster.com.

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