The statewide Local Share Account (LSA) Program application window will be open from September 1, 2023, through November 30, 2023, for grants up to $1 million. Please note, there is no local match required. Interested parties may access the updated guidelines here.
Eligible applicants include Counties, Municipalities, Municipal Authorities, Economic Development Agencies, Redevelopment Authorities, Land Banks, and Councils Of Governments (COGs). Eligible projects must be owned and maintained by an eligible applicant or a nonprofit organization and include a Project in the Public Interest (i.e. a projects that improve the quality of life in the impacted community). Eligible uses of funds may be used for:
To apply for funding, the applicant must submit the electronic on-line Department of Community & 1. Economic Development (DCED) Single Application for Assistance located at dced.pa.gov/singleapp.
Please note, member communities can utilize the QVCOG for the submission of an application and the overall facilitation of the grant, etc. This may be a particularly effective route for multi-municipal applications or projects.