North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission compiled this list of funding opportunities from various sources to assist those in the North Central Region seeking funding.


Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA)

Office of Postsecondary Education: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-IHE/Institution 84.425F

Endangered Species Recovery Implementation

Army Corp of Engineers

Section 219: Environmental Infrastructure


Rural Water and Wastewater Lending

EDA Funding

2021 Build to Scale Program

Public Works Program

Economic Adjustment Assistance Program

National Rural Water Association

NRWA Revolving Loan Fund

504 Fixed Asset Program (Certified Development Company)

7(a) Loan Guarantee

Community Advantage Pilot

Microloan Program

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan

Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants

Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households

Water and Waste Disposal Guaranteed Loan Program

Water and Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants

Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Fund

Water and Waste Loan and Grant Program

National Endowment for the Humanities

Infrastructure & Capacity Building Challenge Grants

Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program in Pennsylvania

Disaster relief Funding Available for 25 PA Counties

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants Program

Electric Infrastructure Loans & Loan Guarantee Program

Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants

Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Conservation Innovation Grants Pennsylvania State Program National Funding Opportunity

Housing Preservation Grants

Rural Community Development Initiative

Rural Business Development Grants- Transportation Systems

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) Program

Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP)

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge (RPIC)

SEARCH- Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households

Supporting Regional and Community Development Planning in Pennsylvania

Telecommunications Infrastructure Program

Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program

Water & Waste Disposal Pre-Development Planning Grants

Value- Added Producer Grant (VAPG) Program

United States Environmental Protection Agency

Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program

Training and Technical Assistance for Wastewater Treatment Works for the Prevention, Reductions, and elimination of Pollution

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program for Paraprofessionals

Community Health Workers for COVED Response and Resilient Communities

Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART)

Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant

DOL Grants for State Apprenticeship Programs

U.S. Department of the Treasury

The American Rescue Plan


ARC- Appalachian Region Commission

ARC – Area Development Fund


Community Development Block Grant

Commonwealth Financing Authority

DCED Programs & Funding

H2O PA Water Supply, Sanitary Sewer, and Storm Water Projects

Keystone Communities Program (KCP) – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Multimodal Transportation Fund

Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority

Multimodal Transportation Fund

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

Pennsylvania State Grant Program

The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs

State Grant Opportunities

Clean Water State Revolving Fund

Onroad Rebate Program

Small Business Advantage Grant Program

Truck and Bus Fleet Grant Program

Pennsylvania Infrastructure Authority

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

Act 13 (Impact Fee) / Unconventional Gas Well Fund


Elk County Community Foundation

Open Grants

North Central Greenways

Greenways Mini Grants

North Central PA Launchbox

North Central PA Launchbox, Clearfield County Team

PA Route 6 Alliance

Community Grants Opportunity