Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. You can find Cooling Centers, pools, spraygrounds, recreation centers, libraries with extended hours, and older adult centers on our interactive map. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: noon on Wednesday, July 17 to 11:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22

Financial support

The Department of Commerce provides access to financial support for area businesses. Business owners can get funding to start or improve their businesses.

Below are a list of programs, organizations, and services that help Philadelphia businesses get financial support.

Other financing

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC)

Commerce works with PIDC to manage public and private resources that encourage economic growth. PIDC offers financing incentives to Philadelphia for-profit and nonprofit businesses.

These opportunities include:

  • Below-market loans.
  • Grants.
  • Tax-exempt financing.

Visit the PIDC website to learn more.


Partner Community Development Financial Institutions

The Department of Commerce provides funding to local Community Development Financial Institutions. These organizations provide lending opportunities to businesses.

Partner organizations: