PA DCED Accepting Applications for Keystone Communities Program Through August 1, 2023

PA DCED Keystone Communities Program applications are being accepted now through August 31, 2023.  

The Keystone Communities Program (KCP) program is designed to encourage the creation of partnerships between the public and private sectors that jointly support local initiatives such as the growth and stability of neighborhoods and communities; social and economic diversity; and a strong and secure quality of life. The program allows communities to tailor the assistance to meet the needs of its specific revitalization effort.

Grants are now available for various initiatives, such as infrastructure development, downtown revitalization, business improvement, and community planning. The KCP aims to empower local communities and foster sustainable economic development across the state of Pennsylvania.

Communities may wish to consider designation through the KCP program as a Keystone Main Street, Keystone Elm Street, Keystone Enterprise Zone, or Keystone Community. Designation is an opportunity for targeted investment and development including the identification of specific needs for investment and/or development and the design and implementation of a strategy to address those needs. Designation applications are accepted at all times.

Click here for additional details including:  Funding Guidelines – Designation Guidelines – Application