PITTSBURGH — Of the total 28,968 Paycheck Protection Program loans to Pittsburgh area companies, 78 were for at least $2 million during the 2021 round of the federally funded program to help small businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
From Aliquippa to Zelienople, 69 businesses or organizations received loans of $2 million, according to U.S. Small Business Administration data. The SBA manages PPP.
The second round of the federally-funded forgivable loan program launched on Jan. 11 with $284 billion and ended in late May. Recipients in the 10-county Pittsburgh metro received a combined $2.11 billion. Of that, more than half, or $1.21 billion, went to companies and organizations in Allegheny County.
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