Now Accepting Applications

Free Webinar – COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) for Schuylkill County Businesses
March 11, 2021 – 2:00PM- 3:00PM EST


The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has allocated $145 million to counties for a grant program to provide financial relief to businesses with a primary activity in NAICS Code subsector 721 (Accommodations) and 722 (Food Service and Drinking Places) per Senate Bill 109, known as Act 1 of 2021, signed by Governor Wolf on Friday, February 5th, 2021.  Schuylkill County is receiving approximately $1.6 million in funding to provide grants to eligible businesses through this program.  The eligibility, application requirements, and program design are all developed from the text of Act 1 of 2021.

Program Guidelines and Program FAQ

Before applying, interested businesses should thoroughly review both the Program Guidelines and Program FAQ to ensure eligibility and to prepare to apply when the application window opens.

  1. Schuylkill FAQ’s

Application Documents

  1. NEPA CHIRP Grant Application
  2. CHIRP Grant Certification
  3. Nondiscrimination Sexual Harrassment Clause
  4. W9 – Filliable with Electronic Signature

Note: All four (4) document must be filled in and submitted.