COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) is Closed

The application period for this grant program in Wayne County is now closed.  Funding requests exceed the amount of funds allocated to Wayne County.  Applications that were received by WEDCO are currently being evaluated for completeness and eligibility.  WEDCO expects to contact grant recipients by the end of April. Please contact WEDCO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 570-253-5334 with questions.

 

 

The Clean Energy Co-op named Wedco's 2020 Innovator of the Year

WEDCO is pleased to announce that The Clean Energy Co-op has been named their 2020 Innovator of the Year. The award was presented during the virtual Innovator of the Year and Annual Meeting on November 20th. Jack Barnett accepted the award on behalf of the Board and members. WEDCO Vice President Wayne Stephens lauded The Clean Energy Co-op for their dedication and investment to enhance energy options in Wayne County and beyond. Wayne County Commissioner's also praised the organization for their commitment to developing sustainable renewable energy projects. The Clean Energy Co-op brings new and innovative ways for local businesses, farmers, and government to capture the efficiencies, price stability, and environmental benefits of solar energy.

Wayne County Grant Program to Assist Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners have designated $2.4 M for a new grant program for businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism and other businesses with fewer than 100 employees including sole proprietors, and 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(19) non-profit organizations are eligible to apply.  Funding can be used to offset financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and expenses incurred to pay for safety measures implemented. Applications will be accepted at WayneCountyCares.com until Aug. 21. Businesses that have not received PPP, EIDL, PA Small Business Advantage Grant Program, Fire Company and EMS Grant Program and Hazard Pay funds will be given priority. For information go to WayneCountyCares.com.

 


Lot 2 Land Development Plans for a 20,000 SF Building Site Approved

Sterling Township Approved the Land Development Plans for Lot 2 in the Sterling Business & Technology Park. The 3.42 acre property is approved for a 20,000 SF Building and 49 parking spaces. The lot features frontage along SR 191 and Innovation Drive and can be used for warehouse, manufacturing, technology or office space. Storm water permits are in place and the lot is shovel ready, just pick-up a building permit from Sterllng Township and begin construction.  Lot 3 features a building pad and storm water controls and is approved for a 40,000 SF Sewer, water, broadband, and power are located at the property line.  The Sterling Business & Technology Park is located at Exit 17 on I-84 just north of the Interstate.

 

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The Pennsylvannia Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOEZ) program offers low or no taxes for qualified companies relocating or expanding to the Sterling Business & Technology Park.  The Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) Program. The KIZ Program, creates designated geographic zones to foster innovation and create entrepreneurial opportunities by aligning the combined resources of educational institutions and the private sector. For more information, call us at 570-253-5334.

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