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Our Funding Requirements
Our funding requirements are designed to attract and reward quality projects with maximum community impact that are construction ready and will achieve the goals outlined in the Harrisburg Strong Plan. Project applications must demonstrate an impact of at least one of the following areas:
Improving operational efficiency, safety and livability of the City. Improving a community or neighborhood by helping to make it more livable or viable by providing a benefit to principally low-and moderate-income people or by removing or eliminating slums or blighted areas.
Building the Tax Base
By adding to the real estate, redevelopment of non-taxpaying, blighted properties into tax paying properties.
By creating permanent jobs in the City and to the extent possible employing City residents
Quality Of Life
By improving operational efficiency, safety and livability of the City of Harrisburg
By increasing earned Income or other taxes paid directly to the City of Harrisburg
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Leverage of other funds both private and public
Accountability of fund dispensation and management
Funding of projects not operations
Transparency through a fair and rational scoring process
Producing measurable outcomes
Respect, preserve and grow the culture of Harrisburg’s neighborhoods
Inclusion: increasing opportunities and capacity for minority and other disadvantaged groups
Review our Funding Requirements
Please review program requirements carefully before submitting an application.
Requirements vary from project to project, and applications will not be reviewed unless all information is received.
Click the link below to download the Program Requirements PDF.