Denial Explanation

Reason  Statement 
Location  is not located in Montgomery County.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, the physical address of your business was found not to be located in Montgomery County.
Ineligible - Childcare  Is in the Childcare Industry.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was found to operate in the Childcare industry. Because a separate grant program has been established for all childcare facilities in Montgomery County, those in the childcare industry were not eligible for this program. Information on the Childcare program will be available in the near future.  
Ineligible - Housing Is in the Housing Industry. Other opportunities for your business may exist through the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Human Services.
Explanation: If you were denied, for this reason, your business was found to operate in the Housing industry. Those in the Housing industry were not eligible for this program. Other opportunities for your business may exist through the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Human Services. 
Ineligible - Nonprofit  Is a nonprofit organization.
Explanation: If you were denied, for this reason, your business was found to be a nonprofit organization which is ineligible for this program.  
Gross Revenue  has a gross revenue that exceeds $500,000.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was found to have a gross revenue that exceeded $500,000, making you ineligible for this program. 
Employees  has more than 50 employees.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was found to have more than 50 employees, which disqualifies from this program.  
Independent  is not independently owned and operated.
Explanation: If you were denied, for this reason, your business was found to not be independently owned and operated. This could mean that you are a subsidiary of a corporation or have self-identified as not being independently owned and operated.
Active  was not active as of October 1, 2022.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was found to not have been an active business as of October 1, 2022. Only businesses that were established prior to this date were eligible for the program.

Filed has not filed at least one tax return. You are welcome to reapply once you have submitted that documentation.
Explanation: If you were denied, for this reason, your business was found not to have filed at least one tax return since its creation, or you did not provide us with a tax return as proof taxes have been filed. You are welcome to reapply if you can provide the correct documentation.  
Submitted has not submitted its most recent tax return. You are welcome to reapply once you have submitted that documentation.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was found to not have submitted the most recent (2021) tax documents for review. You are welcome to reapply once you have submitted that documentation.

Current is not current on its taxes. You are welcome to reapply once you have rectified that issue.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was found to not be current on its Federal Taxes. This was based on the applicants answer to the question. If you can provide proof that the taxes have been brought current, you are welcome to reapply with documentation the issue has been rectified.

PA Check is not registered to do business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. You are welcome to reapply once you have rectified that issue.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was not found during a search the PA Department of State registered business database located at Search | An Official Pennsylvania Government Website (pa.gov)

Eligible Use does not plan to use these funds for eligible purposes. You are welcome to reapply once you have rectified that issue.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was not planning on using the funds for an eligible use as defined by the SLFRF program. This could include paying off past debts for a sub-recipient, or investing the funds into a 401k.

Revenue Loss was not able to show a loss of revenue. You are welcome to reapply once you have rectified that issue.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business was not able to show a loss of revenue. This was based on the applicants answers to the questions on the application regarding loss of revenue. If you are able to show a loss of revenue, provide us with information on how you calculated this loss, and can provide documentation showing the loss as stated, you are welcome to reapply with the documentation showing that issue has been resolved.

Impact was not able to demonstrate a financial impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. You are welcome to reapply once you have rectified that issue.
Explanation: If you were denied, for this reason, your business was not able to show that there was a financial impact on your business due to the pandemic. If you had a financial impact, and are able to provide an explanation or documentation demonstrating that impact, you are welcome to reapply to this program.

Documentation did not provide documentation that corroborated the amount of revenue loss specified. You are welcome to reapply once you have submitted that documentation.
Explanation: If you were denied for this reason, your business provided documentation that did not match the stated answers. This could include any one or more of the following:
• The reported loss did not match the documentation provided to prove the loss
• Gross revenue as stated did not match the gross revenue on the tax documents
• Business formation documents do not match the state of incorporation
• Financial impact as stated was not shown or proven by the documents provided
• The documents provided were not related to the business applying for the program
• The tax documents provided were for the individual and included no business information
• The tax documents provided were Not for the applicant business

QCT applied as part of the Streamlined QCT Program and your business is not located in a Qualified Census Tract.
Explanation: If you were denied, for this reason, your business was found Not to be in a Qualified Census Tract in the Norristown or Pottstown area.

NOTE

  1. Applicants deemed ineligible can re-apply with corrected or additional information, and will be reviewed/prioritized in a future funding cycle.