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SCIDA Unveils Final HID Plan

The Schuylkill County Industrial Development Authority (SCIDA), in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Board of Commissioners, the Board of Education of the Minersville Area School District, and the Boards of Supervisors for Cass and Foster Townships unveiled the final plan to create…

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SCIDA Announces Public Hearing on Preliminary HID Plan

The Schuylkill County Industrial Development Authority (SCIDA), in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Board of Commissioners, the Board of Education of the Minersville Area School District, and the Boards of Supervisors for Cass and Foster Townships, will hold a Public…

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MetroAction

MetroAction is a non-profit community development organization dedicated to providing small business loans and business development assistance throughout northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA). MetroAction’s lending, training and recognition programs are helping small businesses in northeastern Pennsylvania build the strength and independence that…

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SBA 7A Loans

The SBA 7A Loan Program includes financial help for businesses with special requirements. The 7(a) Loan Program is the U.S. Small Business Association’s primary program for helping start-up and existing small businesses with financing guaranteed for a variety of general…

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MELF

The Machinery and Equipment Loan Fund offers low-interest financing for industrial entities. The funds may be used for the acquisition and installation of new or used machinery and equipment or to upgrade existing machinery and equipment. FOR MORE INFORMATION MELF Incentive

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LERTA

The Local Economic Revitalization Tax Abatement (LERTA) is a tax abatement incentive to encourage improvements, rehabilitation and new construction to qualified commercial properties throughout the entire county. LERTA applies tax abatement to the value of the increase in property tax…

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Governor’s Action Team

SEDCO will work with the Governor’s Action team to determine what other incentives might be available, including grants, low-interest loans, tax credits and training. FOR MORE INFORMATION Governor's Action Team

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Small Business First

PURPOSE Benefits agricultural enterprises, industrial, manufacturing, export service enterprises, mining enterprises, advanced technology and the hospitality industry. Small Business First (SBF) provides financing to small businesses that requires creative financial assistance. These funds are available to companies with fewer than…

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