- The City of Erie will invest up to $549,000 through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) program funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support qualifying local businesses in the City that have been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Click here for more information on the Microenterprise/Small Business Stabilization Grant in Response to COVID-19
- The Commodore Fund is the City of Erie’s business development assistance program for real estate development, equipment investment, and business expansion to companies that are investing and creating jobs in the City, bringing market-ready products and services.
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- This Façade Grant was created to provide financial assistance for projects that improve the exterior of deteriorating buildings to be used by City of Erie businesses.
Click here for more information on the Facade Improvement Grant
- The Flagship Fund is the City of Erie’s first ever Micro-Grant program for small businesses.
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- The City T.A.P. Fund is the City of Erie’s first ever grant program for workforce development; designed to support and realize several elements of our Mayor’s Vision, especially: Excellent Education for Everyone, an Abundance of Family-sustaining Jobs, and ultimately, Erie is a Community of Choice.
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- The Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Agency (PHFA) has provided Grant funds through the PHARE (Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund) initiative to assist homeowners who live within the municipal boundaries of the City of Erie. The goal of this initiative is to stabilize housing for low to moderate income homeowners through financial assistance in the form of a mini grant for repairs or necessary housing maintenance needs, not to exceed three thousand dollars ($3,000).
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