Small Business Restart Grant Program

The Small Business Restart Grant Program is providing grants between $5,000 and $50,000 to eligible business owners located within Berks County, but outside the City of Reading.

Secure Funding for Your Business

During these trying times getting the financial support you need as a business owner is more important than ever. In addition to federal programs, there are also local opportunities to secure funding for businesses in need. We’ll continuously update this page with links to apply to various grant programs as they become available. Keep checking back or subscribe to our newsletter for important updates.

Explore Other Funding Opportunities

Helping Our Small, Local Businesses Survive the Pandemic

Small, local businesses in need of financial support can apply for forgivable loans through the PA 30-Day Fund.

The fund will be awarding $3,000 forgivable loans to small businesses that meet the criteria below:

  • Employ three to thirty people.
  • Be based in Reading or Berks County, PA and operating for at least one year.
  • Be owned and operated by a Reading or Berks County resident.
  • Be a for-profit business.
  • Only one grant per business.

Applications can be submitted to