Grants & Loans
Entrepreneur Works | Power Plus+ Loans

Hello Alice | Small Business Funding Center

Philadelphia Department of Commerce | Business Security Camera Program

Philadelphia Department of Commerce | Storefront Improvement Program  

Philadelphia Department of Commerce | Philadelphia Business Lending Network

Philadelphia Department of Commerce | Resource Link Tree

Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation | Rental Improvement Fund

Philadelphia Water Department | Stormwater Retrofit Project Grants

The Merchants Fund | Stabilization Grants

Training & Technical Assistance
Community College of Philadelphia | Power Up Your Business |

Community College of Philadelphia | Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses 

Diverse Chambers Coalition of Philadelphia | Policy & Advocacy, Programs & Events

Entrepreneur Works |  Workshops, Business Coaching & Events

PECO Small Business Solutions | Business Energy Assessments

Philadelphia Department of Commerce | Business Services Manager

Philly VIP | Small Business Legal Services

Santander | Cultivate Small Business Program

SCORE Philadelphia | Mentorship Program

SCORE Philadelphia | Small Business Workshops

Temple University SBDC | Startup Essentials

Temple University SBDC | No Cost Consulting

Temple University SBDC | Training Events and Webinars

Temple University SBDC | Digital/eCommerce Services

Verizon | Small Business Digital Ready 

Zoning and Permitting
Atlas | City property data (ownership, zoning, sales history, permit history) by address.  

eCLipse | Info on business license by address and links to license applications.  

Philadelphia City Planning Commission Plan Reviews | Reviews of facades, site plans, alterations and improvements, and more.

Philadelphia Permit Navigator | Info on permits and licenses required to open or expand a storefront business.

Philadelphia Zoning Code Quick Guide | Overview of City zoning districts and their requirements.

Philadelphia Historical Commission | Approvals for work on a historic property.

Ridge Avenue Thematic Historic District  | Inventory of pre-WW I properties on Ridge Avenue included in district. 

Victorian Roxborough Historic District | Boundaries and inventory of residential Victorian-era properties included in district. 

Ridge Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Area Overlay District | Zoning requirements preserve the integrity of neighborhood commercial areas and guide commercial development.

Signage Permits | Info on building and zoning permits to install signs, how to apply, and how to get help to apply. 

Zoning Summary Generator | By-right use, height, and bulk by address.

Quality of Life Issues
Philly 311 | Request the City to address graffiti, illegal dumping, potholes, street light outages, and more.

Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP) | Graffiti abatement.

Project H.O.M.E. Outreach Coordination Center | 24-Hour Homeless Outreach Hotline.

SafeCam | Help fight crime by registering your surveillance cameras.