Downtown Phoenix Inc. Business Recovery
Supporting local and small businesses has always been a top priority for Downtown Phoenix Inc. (DPI) — and that focus continues during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In addition to sharing helpful tips and resources, the DPI Business Recovery program facilitates one-on-one meetings with small business owners and employees, offers social media marketing support, loan and grant information, help with outdoor dining extensions and so much more. Working with local governments, neighborhood groups and downtown stakeholders, Business Recovery is continually developing innovative and creative projects to support downtown businesses, nonprofits and the arts community.
General Small Business Support
Downtown Phoenix businesses have been hit hard by coronavirus-related closures and safety measures, but there are a growing number of resources and relief programs to turn to. READ MORE
The federal government officially reopened the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) with a fresh set of guidelines aimed at getting cash in the hands of small businesses that need it most. READ MORE
In partnership with the City of Phoenix, Downtown Phoenix Inc. now has 15-minute metered street parking available to assist small businesses in takeout, curbside and to-go orders. READ MORE
Help With Outdoor Dining
Governor Doug Ducey recently announced an additional $2 million in state funding to help local restaurants expand outdoor dining. Are you a downtown business looking to create a patio and apply for these funds? First, you need to get a temporary outdoor patio permit through the City of Phoenix. READ MORE