Welcome to the RETTEW Focus on Funding page! Please explore our featured funding opportunities below and a calendar that serves as an easy reference for upcoming submission deadlines. We look forward to working with you to identify and secure the funding resources you need to successfully complete your projects!

Renew Cumberland CARES Act Funding Program

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)

Funds are available to help offset necessary expenditures incurred due to the COVID-19 public health emergency between March 1 and December 30, 2020, and that will not be reimbursed through another federal program or other funding source.

• Eligibility: Cumberland County municipalities, county government, small businesses, tourism businesses, and nonprofits
• Award Amount: None stated
• Required Match: None required
Applications Due: July 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

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Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP)

Pennsylvania Office of the Budget

Funds are available for projects included in a Capital Budget Project Itemization Act that have a cultural, civic, historical, regional, or multi-jurisdictional impact and generate substantial increases in employment, tax revenues, or other measures of economic activity.

• Eligibility: See Program Guidelines
• Award Amount: None stated, but total project cost must be $1 million minimum
• Required Match: 50% minimum
Applications Due: August 12, 2020

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Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

United States Department of Agriculture-Rural Development (USDA-RD)

A combination of low-interest, direct loans and grants is available to purchase, construct, and/or improve essential community facilities in rural areas. Examples of essential community facilities include healthcare, public (including street improvements), and public safety service facilities (such as fire stations, police stations, police vehicles, fire trucks, and public works vehicles or equipment).

• Eligibility: Municipalities and nonprofits
• Award Amount: None stated
• Required Match: None required
• Applications Due: Rolling deadline

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PFBC – York and Lancaster Counties Habitat Improvement Grant Program

Applications Due – July 31, 2020

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DCED – COVID-19 Emergency Supplement to the General Appropriation Act of 2019

Applications Due – Rolling Deadline

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FEMA Public Assistance Program – Category B Emergency Protective Measures

Applications Due – Rolling Deadline

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DCED – Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority

Applications Due – Rolling Deadline

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