COVID-19 Relief Main Street Jump-Start Program


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Program Overview 


On Friday, July 3, 2020 the Greensburg Community Development Corporation (GCDC) was awarded a $150,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation as part of The Foundation’s COVID-19 Economic Impact and Recovery Funding Initiative.  With this funding, the GCDC has created the COVID-19 Relief Main Street Jump-Start Program, which will subsidize costs associated with five (5) essential business services for small business owners who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.  Eligible businesses may apply for technical assistance in one or more of the following five areas:


  1. Marketing/Advertising Services
  2. Accounting/Financial Services
  3. Legal Services
  4. Human Resource (HR) Services
  5. Information Technology (IT) Services


The cap on assistance is $10,000 per business. Applicants may request assistance for one or more of the categories listed above in any combination totaling no more than $10,000. For example, an applicant may request $5,000 to assist with marketing/advertising services and $5,000 to assist with legal services, totaling $10,000.  Further details are explained in the program guidelines section J – Award Process of the Program Guidelines.  

Any questions regarding the Main Street Jump-Start Program should be directed to Ashley Kertes, Executive Director at (724) 689-0040 or [email protected]