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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on May 14, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Delaware, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Reponse website.

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Description of Program and Relief

Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (HELP)

HELP will assist hospitality-related businesses in Delaware that have been economically impacted by COVID-19 by making available no-interest loans of up to $10,000 per business per month. The loans carry a 10-year term with payments deferred for 9 months. They can be used for a wide range of expenses, other than payroll costs.

Government or Lead Agency

Delaware Division of Small Business

Dates Available

Effective immediately

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

The program is open to hospitality-related businesses with less than $1.5 million in annual revenue and that have been operating with revenue for at least 12 months. To be eligible, businesses must operate in one of the four-digit NAICS industry codes listed here.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

Not applicable.

Contact for More Information

To apply for HELP please visit here.

Requirements for applications can also be found here.

List of Additional Information

For additional information please visit Delaware’s Division of Small Business website here:

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