• Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation
  • Serving Cumberland County
  • Pennsylvania’s destination for business and leisure

Business Funding Solutions in Pennsylvania

CAEDC’s funding solutions includes the following elements:

  • Project Understanding – CAEDC works closely with our clients to gain a complete understanding of the project in order to best achieve client goals. We strive to fully understand the project goals and planned outcomes, stakeholders, project budget, and construction schedule.
  • Identify Potential Funding Sources –CAEDC will identify all potential sources of local, state, and federal funding that could be utilized for the project.
  • Analyze Funding Options – CAEDC prioritizes funding based on key factors, such as availability of funding, eligible uses, and project schedule.
  • Develop Project Narrative –CAEDC prepares a project narrative to provide an overview of the client, project description, key benefits of the project, and economic impacts.
  • Identify and Communicate with Project Stakeholders – CAEDC will outreach with elected officials, local and state economic development officials, and funding program managers.

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View CAEDC’s wide variety of financing and grant programs to meet your specific project needs.

Program Application Development

Once CAEDC has decided to pursue a particular program, CAEDC:

  • Prepares entire application and other required supporting documentation
  • Submits application to appropriate program administrative office.
  • Identifies legislators and other stakeholders – Public outreach

Program Administration – Post-Award

After an award has been secured, CAEDC assists with the drawdown of funds, along with any compliance and audit requirements.


Economic development and related projects, especially those including public financing & funding, require a comprehensive approach. This includes government relations services. CAEDC offers full service government affairs services in support of your project. Beginning with initial stakeholder assessments of a project and including engendering public support of a project, monitoring funding programs and applications, and direct advocacy in support of projects, CAEDC offers full government affairs services to maximize the likelihood of success in obtaining stakeholder support or public financing of your project.

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