The Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland (EGC)
Coronavirus Information and Updates:
Our phone service into and out of our offices has been restored. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have had in contacting us over the past 24 hours.
Our telephone service provider has notified us that due to an accident damaging their infrastructure, we are currently unable to make or receive telephone calls at our offices. At this time, there is no estimated time for repair. Should you need to contact EGC staff, please see Read more
EGC will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day.
The COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Grant Program is closed. We are in the process of notifying all grant awardees and providing grant contracts to be completed. All notifications to awardees are anticipated to be made by Tuesday, July 6th. Make sure you are checking your spam and/or Read more
Effective immediately, the Westmoreland County COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program grant opportunity is CLOSED to applications. Grant funding has been exhausted. No further applications will be accepted or reviewed. Thank you for your interest.
Maximum award is now $40,000 rather than $20,000 All eligibility guidelines still need to be met If you have already applied you do not have to reapply for the increase All businesses wishing to received the grant must submit completed application via the web-based portal no later Read more
Funding is still available for qualified hospitality-related businesses in WestmoCo. Don’t delay–see if you qualify and apply today!
Beginning April 8th, the Small Business Administration will open the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) Grant Program. Over $16 billion in grants will be available to live venue operators or promoters theatrical producers live performing arts organizations relevant museum operators, zoos, and aquariums motion picture theater operation Read more
Required Documents In the next installment of our CHIRP Grant Overview video series, Anthony Princeton, Coordinator of Forum for Workforce Development and George App, EGC Accountant, provide an overview of required documentation to assist you through the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program Grant application process. Additional topics Read more
Program Eligibility In the next installment of our CHIRP Grant Overview video series, Anthony Princeton, Coordinator of Forum for Workforce Development and George App, EGC Accountant, provide an overview of key eligibility items to assist you through the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program Grant application process. Additional Read more