Gov. Wolf Announces $225 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf today announced a $225 million statewide grant program to support small businesses that were impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent business closure order. “As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and shift our focus toward reopening our commonwealth, we need to help all Pennsylvanians recover.

Wolf Administration Shares Update on Efforts to Support Businesses During COVID-19 – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin shared the critical actions the Wolf Administration has taken to support businesses throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis, from ongoing outreach to stakeholders to financial support. Davin said he has received critical feedback during outreach meetings the department held with several

Wolf Administration Approves $10.8 Million in New COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program Funding – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Restaurants, Fitness Facilities, Salons Supported with New Capital Funding Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced that 133 companies have been approved for funding in the final disbursement of the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA). The latest cohort of businesses

Wolf Administration: Manufacturing PA Innovation Program Awards More Than $2.8 Million to Advance Manufacturing Technology – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced the approval of more than $2.8 million in grants through the Manufacturing PA initiative. The 43 projects receiving funding will spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector. “Manufacturing PA allows for collaboration between incredible minds and incredible manufacturing companies,” said

Gov. Wolf Highlights PA Businesses Rising to Meet COVID-19 Needs – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – As Pennsylvania continues to take measured steps to reopen, Governor Tom Wolf today praised Pennsylvania businesses that have pivoted to produce critical products during the COVID-19 public health crisis, which undoubtedly contributed to the commonwealth’s efforts to protect public health and safety. As the governor and Department of Health took critical, life-saving

Wolf Administration: New Robotics, Automated Technology Training Opportunities in Montgomery County – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $200,000 in new funding for the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology’s (ECAT) Robotics and Automated Technology program to expand their Advanced Manufacturing offerings. The funding will build on the governor’s commitment to expanding job training opportunities in Pennsylvania. “As the manufacturing industry in

Wolf Administration Announces Funding for Water and Sewage Improvements in Five Counties – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced more than $3 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to provide clean water and improve sewage for communities in Greene, Indiana, Luzerne, Mifflin, and Schuylkill counties. “Effective water and sewage systems are vital to quality of life and

DCED Announces Funding to Create Jobs, Lower Energy Costs for Residents and Businesses in Luzerne County – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced a new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project approval through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will bring natural gas energy to households and businesses in Luzerne County. “The PIPE program provides a lifeline to residents and businesses across the commonwealth

Governor Wolf Announces New Funding for Agriculture, Business Development Projects – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of four projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will spur economic development, create jobs, and support Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry. “As we look toward the future after we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that we make smart, strategic investments that will

Pennsylvania’s Second Annual 1-4-3 Day Takes on New Meaning During COVID-19 Crisis – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Wolf Administration Encourages Residents to Show Kindness and Appreciation to Essential Workers, Neighbors on May 22 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today proclaimed Friday, May 22, the 143rd day of the year, as 1-4-3 Day, a statewide day of kindness in honor of Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers. Fred Rogers, best known from his beloved