RACP Changes in the Works

Do you know CREDC’s history of providing support to RACP applications and projects?  Since 2001, when our most detailed record keeping began, CREDC has supported 29 different RACP projects with awards totaling over $51,325,000 throughout all 3 counties of the Harrisburg Region.  RACP is notoriously tricky, complicated, and full of rules which if not taken…

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Celebrating Local Businesses: Four Success Stories of the Pennsylvania Catalyst Loan Fund

In a remarkable testament to community growth and economic resilience, the Pennsylvania Catalyst Loan Fund, administered by the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC), has successfully facilitated funding for four local businesses. These enterprises, each with a unique story and vision, utilized the same program to secure vital financial support for their expansion and development….

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CEDS Summit 2 and Upcoming Events

On November 15th, CREDC (Capital Region Economic Development Corporation) and its partners, including the County of Berks Economic Community and Development, EDC of Lancaster County, Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation, and the Harrisburg Regional Chamber/CREDC, successfully concluded their second summit, with a specific focus on municipal leaders from Berks, Lancaster, and Perry counties. This summit…

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CEDS Taskforces Unveiled: Collaborating for a Thriving Capital Region and Beyond

We are delighted to share a significant development in our ongoing commitment to advancing economic development and improving the overall quality of life for the Capital Region and our neighbors throughout South Central Pennsylvania.  The Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) is proud to announce the launch of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Taskforces,…

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CREDC Success Story Featured in the Department of Treasury’s Interim Report

The U.S. Department of Treasury released an interim report on October 20th on the progress the Department has made in implementing the State Small Business Credit Initiative, which illustrates how the funding has both supported the small business boom and demonstrated a historically broad reach. The interim report highlights four small businesses leveraging SSBCI funding,…

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Two Prominent Local Businesses Secure Financing Through Pennsylvania Catalyst Loan Fund

Harrisburg, PA – September 26, 2023 – The Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) is thrilled to announce that two esteemed local businesses, Latino Connection, LLC and Idea, LLC / Lonely Monk Coffee Roasting, LLC, have successfully secured essential financing through the Pennsylvania Catalyst Loan Fund. These recent developments exemplify the program’s commitment to fostering…

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September CREDC Investor Spotlight – Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz (BSSF)

The work of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC would not be possible without the support of our Board Members and Investors. Every month, get to know one of our CREDC Board Members or Investors in our “CREDC Investor Monthly Spotlight” series. This month, get to know Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz (BSSF). Brown Schultz…

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In Partnership with The Food Trust: Expanding Access to Fresh Food in Pennsylvania

The Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with The Food Trust as we work together to address a critical issue facing our communities: access to fresh, healthy food. CREDC is proud to join hands with The Food Trust to identify and support local minority-owned grocery stores, corner stores,…

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Local Share Account (LSA) Application Details Announced

The statewide Local Share Account (LSA) Program application window is now open from September 1, 2023, through November 30, 2023, for grants up to $1 million. Please note, there is no local match required, which means up to 100% funding of projects $1 million or less is a possibility of the program.  Eligible Applicants:  Non-profit organizations are not eligible…

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2023 CREDC Board of Directors Nominations Now Open

The Capital Region Economic Development Corporation is seeking nominees for the organization’s board of directors. Both self-nominations and nominations of your colleagues are welcomed. Upon receipt of a nomination, the Nominating Committee will review candidate qualifications. While any candidate may apply, to further our commitment to a diverse board that reflects the communities and members…

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