Grant Opportunities

The Erie County Redevelopment Authority (ECRDA) provides access to a multitude of grant opportunities and services to help your business succeed. We work alongside local, state, national, and private entities to provide you with the most up-to-date information. 

Open Grants

EPA Grant

ECRDA is the recipient of a $560,000 grant targeted for Phase 1 Brownfield assessment. The intent of the grant is to assess brownfields and restore their potential as both economic and community resources. If you are interested in having your property considered for assessment, please contact Sherry Geary.

Closed Grants, Please Check Back
Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP)

Commonwealth grant program sponsored by the ECRDA and designed for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational, and historical improvement projects. Applications are closed for the 20/21 year.

Artist Entrepreneurial Fund/StARTup Grant

The $250K fund is supported by a major gift from the StARTup Incubator to support opportunities that will benefit artists' careers - to foster and promote the creation of new businesses and educational programs and training for artists that will help facilitate or create new and/or expanded employment opportunities throughout Erie County. Grants up to $5000 are available. Awards will be made with the intention of supporting as many projects as possible.

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