PA Small Businesses Can Apply for Final Round of CARES Act Funds Beginning Aug. 10, Says Kaufer
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced that the second and final round of CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, will begin Monday, Aug. 10, at 9 a.m. Pennsylvania small businesses can apply for grants to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order. This application will close on Friday, Aug. 28, at 11:59 p.m.

“These CARES Act funds continue to be a lifeline to our small businesses, and I encourage all eligible small businesses to apply for this program,” says Kaufer.

Eligible businesses may begin applying for the COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance program by visiting

This project is financed by a grant from the federal Department of U.S. Treasury, under the administration of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania CDFI Network. The PA CDFI Network is a group of 17 PA-based community development financial institutions that primarily provide financing options for small businesses.

For more information about this outreach, or any other state-related issue, contact Kaufer’s district office in Luzerne located at 161 Main St., by calling 570-283-1001. Information can also be found online at or

Representative Aaron Kaufer
120th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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