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Access to Grants

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Grant Opportunities

Working alongside local, state, national and private entities, the Erie County Redevelopment Authority (ECRDA) provides access to many grant opportunities and services to help your business succeed. For questions, email

ECRDA Grant Opportunities

Small Business Advantage Grant

AMOUNT — Varies from up to $5,000 to $8,000
Application open in August 2024

Provides reimbursement grants ranging from 50% to 80% of eligible project costs to Pennsylvania small businesses. Funds are awarded to projects focused on improving energy efficiency or reducing pollution or waste, either by upgrading or replacing equipment or supplies, reducing runoff into affected waterways, or other process improvement initiatives.

Award amounts vary based on the environmental impact of the project and whether the project location is in an Environmental Justice Area in Pennsylvania.

Small Business Advantage Grant Information

Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP)

This Commonwealth grant program is designed to support significant capital projects that include the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvement projects.

Learn More About RACP

For more information or questions about grants, please contact:

Katrina Keeley

Grant Administrator

Email Katrina

(814) 480-0337 ext. 107