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Wayne County Economic Growth Fund

The Wayne County Commissioners, in partnership with Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO), are excited to present this funding option for business development; The Wayne County Economic Growth Fund.  This fund provides grants for undertaking activities that encourage and support economic growth and job creation.  Through this program, businesses may be awarded a grant up to $5.000 for eligible projects or up to $10,000 for the purpose of paying eligible loan fees.  The grants have private investment match and job creation requirements. Eligible applicants for this funding program are registered, for-profit businesses enterprises that are located in Wayne County, PA. The business may be a start-up or an existing business. Ineligible applicants would include not-for-profit businesses, lenders, businesses engaged in any illegal activity, government-owned entities, a business that has an outstanding local or county tax bill, businesses primarily engaged in lobbying or political activities, consumer and marketing cooperatives, and speculative businesses. The Wayne County Economic Growth Fund is an important investment in the County’s sustainable future. This fund will help create new jobs, attract new and growing businesses to Wayne County, and build a strong, lasting relationship between county government and business professionals. For more information about the Wayne County Economic Growth Fund, please contact WEDCO executive director Mary Beth Wood at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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