NKCDC connects artists & business owners to financial resources, real estate opportunities and technical assistance.
Help for COVID-19
Help is on the way for businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Closure order—Businesses seeking waivers and exemptions to the Philadelphia closure order can use the Pennsylvania DCED Business Exemption Form for assistance.
Health posters—Download health posters for your office on the Centers for Disease Control website.
Survey—Please complete the city’s Business Impacts Survey.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance to small businesses and nonprofits.
- The Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund offers grants or zero-interest loans to Philadelphia small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
- KIVA has increased the size of no-interest loans available.
- Additional financial resources can be found on the City of Philadelphia website.
Business Directory & Neighborhood Resource Guide
NKCDC publishes an annual Business Directory and Neighborhood Resource Guide online and in print. Reach your target market in Fishtown, Kensington and Port Richmond—year-round—with an affordable ad or free listing.
Commercial Property Listings
Looking for a new business space? Here’s a running list of available commercial, industrial, and vacant land properties across the 19125 and 19134 zip codes.
You run your business while we make your life easier. We’ll connect you with free business plan development and small business consulting, local and low barrier financial resources and opportunities for training, networking and promotion.
Arts & Artists
From small shops and studios to world-class restaurants and music venues, the arts are at home in the River Wards. Let NKCDC help you with financing, marketing, networking, business skills, studio space and housing.
The NKCDC Garden is a breath of fresh air on Frankford Avenue. Located on the corner of Berks Street, the space regularly hosts community events and markets featuring local artists, musicians, and vendors. The Garden is also available for private rentals.