Foundation / Corporation
Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority (ECGRA)
Grants of up to $15,000 to Erie County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations and municipalities for the revitalization of historic downtown commercial corridors. Eligible projects may involve facade restoration, streetscape improvement, and revamped landscapes. Projects should improve historic main streets in order to promote tourism and job creation.
Eligible Uses of Funds:
-Personnel (15% maximum of the requested amount from ECGRA)
-Equipment and supplies
-Outcomes measurement and impact tracking
GrantWatch ID#: 144312
Up to $15,000.
Grant contracts for Mission Main Street Grants funding shall be for a period of 12 months. One option to extend the terms of the contract for a period of six months may be granted by ECGRA.
-Applicant is an IRS-designated 501c3, a municipal authority, or a municipality
-Applicant shall be dedicated to the revitalization of a main street or commercial corridor in Erie County
-Applicant’s headquarters is located in Erie County
-Applicant is in good standing with the IRS and state and local taxing bodies
-Applicant is in good standing with ECGRA’s reporting requirements to date
-An airport or transportation facility
-A healthcare or long-term care facility
-A public safety organization or facility, including volunteer fire departments
-An institution that predominantly provides primary or secondary education/training
-Any organization that was part of the settlement agreement with ECGRA, entered into 12/13/10
Ineligible Uses of Funds:
- Monday, October 16, 2017: ECGRA releases the Mission Main Street Grants Application and Guidelines
- Friday, December 1, 2017: Applications must be submitted by midnight.
- Thursday, January 11, 2018: ECGRA’s board of directors will make the final review and approve funding recommendations.
- Thursday, January 25, 2018: last day to submit signed agreement letter.
- Thursday, January 31, 2019: last day to submit a closeout report online
A 1:1 cash match is required for all applicants.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=ecgra
Tom Maggio, Grant Manager
Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority
5340 Fryling Road, Suite 201
Erie, PA 16510
USA: Pennsylvania: Erie County