Five more Dauphin County businesses get more than $450,000 in state coronavirus funds
Five more Dauphin County business received funding totaling more than $450,000 in May in the final disbursement of the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program, the Department of Community and Economic Development announced Friday.
The latest cohort of businesses to receive funding includes chiropractors, restaurants, breweries and wineries, salons, fitness facilities. Over the course of the program, nearly $61 million was awarded to businesses across Pennsylvania.
The five Dauphin County businesses that received funds in May are:
• Foreman & Caraciolo PC, $93,574, May 27. The firm is Harrisburg-based criminal defense attorneys.
• Chocolate Town Inn Inc., $100,000, May 21. According to buzzfile.com, Chocolate Town Inn also operates under the name Days Inn at 350 W. Chocolate Ave.
• C & Z Construction LLC, $100,000, May 18. The general contractor is located at 4825 Derry St.
• Wendaur Law LLC, $58,545, May 7. The law firm is located in Harrisburg.
• Suleswari Maa LLC, $100,000, May 1.
Previously receiving funding were:
• Tradesman Building Group, $100,000, April 6
• Prismworks Technology Inc., $100,000, April 13
• Wilson & Wood LLC, $100,000, April 17
• Klein Family Denistry Inc. $100,000, April 17
• Startup Harrisburg LLC, $36,310, April 20
• Classic Rock Fabrication LLC, $100,000, April 20
• SCR Foods Inc., $100,000, April 20
• Stocks on Second Inc., $100,000, April 21
• Lowee’s Group Tours LLC, $55,871, April 22
• Greenlin II LLC, $100,000, April 22
• Express Dynamics LLC, $100,000, April 22
• PSBH LLC, $100,000, April 22
• Team One Auto Group, $100,000, April 22
• Aumiller Auto Parts Inc., $100,000, April 23
• ACS Consultants Inc., $100,000, April 24
• Get the Picture Corp., $100,000, April 27
• Hershey Restoration LLC, $100,000, April 29
“As our state begins to move forward and economically recover from COVID-19 mitigation efforts, this last round of CWCA funding will continue to support small businesses across the commonwealth as they safely reopen or plan to reopen,” Secretary Dennis Davin said. “These are businesses that support our neighbors, family members, and friends across the state, and are the fabric of our communities, so now, more than ever, supporting them must remain a top priority in recovery efforts.”
In total, 745 businesses were approved for loans totaling $60,722,641.
A list of approved projects can be found here. New projects are highlighted in yellow.
On March 25, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority authorized the transfer of $40 million to the Small Business First Fund for CWCA. PIDA authorized making $61 million available to provide loans of $100,000 or less to for-profit businesses with 100 or fewer full-time employees.
PIDA staff reviewed submitted applications and worked with DCED’s Certified Economic Development Organizations to disburse CWCA loan funds at the time of approval.