PA Department of Community and Economic Development
The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is to foster opportunities for businesses to grow and for communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania citizens while assuring transparency and accountability in the expenditure of public funds.
400 North Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17120 United States
As required under Act 71 (the Gaming Act), DCED and the CFA have developed program guidelines to distribute Local Share Account (LSA) funds generated in Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, and Washington counties. Eligible applicants and uses of funds vary by county/program.
The Commonwealth Financing Authority has consolidated the application period for the Local Share Account Programs for Monroe & Contiguous, Luzerne, and Northampton & Lehigh. Applications will be accepted between September 1, 2020 and November 30, 2020.
Under Act 71 (the Gaming Act), Monroe County and its five contiguous counties of Carbon, Lackawanna, Northampton, Pike, and Wayne are eligible for funding for projects concerning the public interest, community improvement, economic development, and roadway improvement.
Under Act 71 (the Gaming Act), Montgomery County grants are available for the redevelopment, reuse, or revitalization of previously developed land, development of undeveloped land, and projects which construct, expand, or improve water and wastewater infrastructure related to business development.
Under Act 71 (the Gaming Act), the CFA has developed program guidelines for Local Share Account funds in Northampton and Lehigh Counties for projects concerning the public interest, community improvement, and economic development.