Governor Wolf announced that $145 million in funding will be distributed to all 67 Pennsylvania counties through the Covid-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) to help support the commonwealth’s hospitality industry. Funding will be provided in the form of block grants to each county based on population and will be allocated by February 28th. Grants will be awarded in $5,000 increments with a $50,000 maximum. Eligible businesses seeking a grant should contact Tom Seasoltz at Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation to be added to a list. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted from eligible businesses by March 15.