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Local Share Account Monroe County Grant Program

RECENT UPDATE:  Due to delays associated with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the application period has been moved to 9/1/2020 through 11/30/2020.  MCIDA’s deadline will be 11/23/2020.

The Monroe County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) is an eligible applicant for the Local Share Account (LSA)-Monroe County funds made available by the PA Race Horse Development and Gaming Act for the purpose of distributing the 2% of gross terminal revenues from Mount Airy Casino Resort. The Monroe County Commissioners have designated the MCIDA to be the point of contact for this program on their behalf. MCIDA has established guidelines to provide information and guidance to project managers interested in applying for funding.

PDF logo MCIDA Policy for Submitting LSA Applications- RECENTLY UPDATED

Applications will be evaluated based on: economic impact, economic conditions of the area, level of private sector investment being leveraged, project’s focus on the reuse of brownfields or underutilized sites, other local financial support, project readiness, strategic importance and financial need. The more your project meets the above criteria, the more competitive the application.

The application period for 2020 will be September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020. If you wish to apply for funding for a project through MCIDA, the deadline will be Monday, November 23, 2020. No exceptions.

The LSA Program Guidelines can be viewed buy clicking here:Program Guidelines – LSA For Monroe County – 2020
Email Michelle Bisbing at PMEDC with any questions or call our office at (570) 839-1992 Ext. 4.