Small Business Resources
Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation provides up-to-date recovery and re-opening information for all businesses, COVID-19 mitigation updates, and small business financing options such as loans and grants.
Resources For Restaurant Operators
The following state and national associations provide industry-specific guidance, research, trends, resources, and support for the restaurant industry owners and operators.
Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association: www.prla.org
Carry Out PA: www.carryoutpa.com
National Restaurant Association: www.restaurant.org (The National Restaurant Association has released the full 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry report. It covers the restaurant sales forecast for 2021, food and menu trends, operational changes, employment levels by state, and more. While the report is free for members, the NRA is providing it complimentary to all restaurant owners/operators. Click here to access the report. )
Rally for Restaurants: rallyforrestaurants.com/impact-COVID-19-restaurant-insights.html
Independent Restaurant Coalition: www.saverestaurants.com
Resources for the Retail Industry
The following state and national associations provide industry-specific guidance, research, trends, resources, and support for retail owners and operators.
- National Retail Federation: www.nrf.com
- Shop! Association: www.shopassociation.org