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Economic Development and Employer COVID-19 Resources

Bucks County COVID-19 Economic Resources Portal

COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program GrantCHIRP Grant
COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program
The Bucks County Economic Development Corporation and the County of Bucks are working in partnership with the Bucks County Redevelopment Authority (BCRDA) and the Visit Bucks County (VBC) to administer, review and communicate information regarding the state funded Covid-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP). CHIRP Grant Applications will be accepted from March 15th through April 2nd. All applications MUST be submitted using the electronic application that will be available on the BCRDA’s website (
www.bcrda.com) on March 15th. Grant awards will range from $5,000 to $50,000 and will be based on need, fund availability and on a first come, first serve basis. Future application rounds may open depending on funding availability. Please contact Deanna Giorno, Bucks County Economic Development Program Manager, with any questions at dmgiorno@buckscounty.org.

Eligibility Requirements and Required Documentation

Bucks County Economic Development Corporation:

Bucks County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) is a non-profit, non-political economic development organization established in 1958 to support economic growth in Bucks County. BCEDC is a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania certified economic development agency.

115 West Court St., 2nd Floor
Doylestown, PA 18901

Bucks County Industrial Development Authority:

The Bucks County Industrial Development Authority (BCIDA) was established in 1967 and since that time has been a leader in providing tax-free financing to hundreds of industrial and manufacturing enterprises that account for billions of dollars in new private investment and thousands of family sustaining jobs

11 Welden Drive – Suite 100
Doylestown, PA 18901

Bucks County Redevelopment Authority:

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks strives to inspire community development by establishing communities that are recognized as outstanding assets through comprehensive approaches that coordinate housing rehabilitation, economic development and the opportunity of family sustaining employment in the County of Bucks

216 Pond Street
Bristol, PA 19007

Bucks County Department of Workforce and Economic Development
Billie Barnes, Director

Neshaminy Manor Center 
1260 Almshouse Road, Building G
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Phone: 215-345-3840
Fax: 215-345-3429