Pennsylvania Grants Resources
According to the U.S. Census, Pennsylvania received $21,796,254,000 in grant payments last year from the federal government.
This works out to approximately $1800 in federal aid per Pennsylvanian.
Federal aid helps Pennsylvania pay for medical assistance programs, highway projects, welfare, child nutrition, special education, and many other state programs.
Despite the state's budget problems and the impending spending cuts by the governor and the state legislature, millions of dollars in Pennsylvania State Grants will nonetheless be issued this year.
The following websites offer instructions on how to obtain grant money, low-interest loans, and other state aid.
These Pennsylvania-based foundations are owned and operated either publicly by the state government or privately by non-profit organizations.
Pennsylvania Environmental eGrants System at grants.dcnr.state.pa.us
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Grants & Loans at depweb.state.pa.us
PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) at pheaa.org
Grants from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission at portal.state.pa.us
Companies Doing Business in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Grants are often allocated to Pennsylvania businesses to conduct research, purchase property, or perform services as requested by the state government:
Pennsylvania Banks including Banks in Allentown, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Credit Unions including Credit Unions in Harrisburg, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Credit Counselors including Credit Counselors in Pittsburgh, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Insurance Companies including Insurance Companies in Lancaster, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Insurance Agents including Insurance Agents in Bethlehem, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Car Dealers including Car Dealers in Altoona, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Fingerprinting including Fingerprinting in Philadelphia, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Hotels including Hotels in Levittown, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Travel Agents including Travel Agents in Reading, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Real Estate Agents including Real Estate Agents in Scranton, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Apartment Buildings including Apartments in Erie, PA for example.
Pennsylvania Contractors including Contractors in Chester, PA for example.
Except in special cases, Pennsylvania small businesses and sole proprietors are generally not the target of grant funding. Pennsylvania State Grants are awarded mainly to large businesses to complete state tasks, to college students to attend state schools, and to charities to benefit volunteer work.