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Governor’s Budget Proposal 2024-25: Business Highlights

All dollar amounts refer to new line items or increases to the line item from the previous budget. The full amounts of proposed appropriations can be seen in the 2024-25 General Fund Tracking Run. Economic Development Health and Housing Childcare and K-12 Education Higher Education Workforce Development Transit and Infrastructure Our Position Overall, the budget…

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Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) Announce 2024 Board Officers, New Board Members

Zack Khuri of Orrstown Bank, named Chamber Board Chair; Katie Clarke of Letort Trust named CREDC Board Chair Harrisburg, Pa. (January 31, 2024) – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber Board of Directors and the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) Board of Directors announced the organization’s 2024 Board Chairs and new board members. Zachary “Zack” Khuri of…

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VOTE: 2023 Annual Business Meeting

Your voice is important in our Annual Business Meeting. The purpose of this meeting is to elect officers to the Chamber Board of Directors. All individuals employed by chamber member businesses in good standing are eligible to vote. Each company is limited to 5 votes total. VOTE HERE Certification of BallotsFollowing the close of this…

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CREDC to Submit Grant Applications for 11 Capital Region Non-Profit Organizations Requesting $7 Million in Funding:

As we approach the Local Share Account Statewide program’s cutoff, CREDC is proud to sponsor 11 applications, showcasing our commitment to regional development. As the eligible applicant for eligible projects, CREDC stands as a valuable option for those seeking LSA funding. CREDC is required to be a grantee when the application is submitted, but there…

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Regional Tech Hub Grant Application Update: Commitment to Innovation Continues

CREDC, in collaboration with valued partners, updates you on the status of the regional Federal Tech Hub grant application. Regrettably, the application was not successful, but our commitment to advancing innovation and economic growth remains unwavering. The Tech Hub program, under the CHIPS and Science Act, seeks to foster high-tech employment opportunities nationwide, driving innovation,…

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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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November Chamber Board Member Spotlight

The work of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC would not be possible without the support of our Board Members and Investors. Get to know one of our Chamber Board Members each month in our “Chamber Board Monthly Spotlight” series. This month, get to know Emelia Makor, Co-Owner, CEO and President of Reves Etheres Events,…

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October Chamber Board Member Spotlight

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 Chamber Board Members in our “Chamber Board Monthly Spotlight” series. This month get to know Boyer & Ritter CEO Bob Murphy. Bob started his career…

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