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Local Share Account Statewide Grant Program for Non-Profits Update

3/3/22 UPDATE: Due to the outstanding community response, Friday, March 4 is the final day that applications will be accepted by CAEDC.  If you didn’t already submit your application, we’d love to hear from you. Please reach out to Donna Giberti at [email protected] or 717-240-7186.

The PA Race Horse Development and Gaming Act (Act 2004-71), as amended, provides for the distribution of gaming revenues through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to support projects in the public interest within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Eligibility: By state requirement, non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funding for projects that improve the quality of life in the community. Applications must be submitted through an eligible applicant, such as Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC).  For-profit entities are not eligible for this program.

Eligible Uses of Funds:

  • Acquisition
  • Construction
  • Demolition
  • Infrastructure
  • Purchase of vehicles, machinery and/or equipment
  • Planning, consulting and design costs related to planning projects.
  • Engineering, design and inspection, to include permitting fees, for construction projects not to exceed 10% of the total grant award.
  • Administrative costs of the grantee for the purposes of administering the grant. Administrative costs may not exceed 2% of the total grant request.
  • Contingency costs not to exceed 5% of documented construction and infrastructure costs.

Funding: Grants are available for projects with a total eligible project cost of $25,000 or more. Grant requests shall not exceed $1,000,000 for any project.


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