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2021-2022 Entitlement Funding

Grants to Pennsylvania Organizations in Eligible
Areas for Neighborhood Development Projects

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Chester County Department of Community Development (DCD)

Deadline Date:

05/28/20 3:00 PM


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Grants to Pennsylvania organizations in eligible locations for activities that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for programs and projects within the focus areas of community services, housing solutions for the homeless, housing and economic development, and public works. Eligible programs benefit the residents of Chester County.

The Chester County Department of Community Development (DCD) is seeking proposals from organizations for the following programs:

The goals of the RFP are to:

  1. Promote Housing First best practices;
  2. Address the needs of people experiencing homelessness, low income households, and communities;
  3. Fund geographically accessible and impactful housing and public service activities informed by the needs of the newly implemented 2-1-1 system; and
  4. Support affordable housing development and community improvements that improve the lives of Chester County residents.

For information about national objectives and income eligibility, see:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 189684

Term of Contract:

Programs must begin on January 1, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Funding consideration is given to applicants who effectively address the most pressing needs of Chester County residents.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Workshop recordings for Entitlement Funding Programs:

Community Services:

Housing Solutions for Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness:

Housing, Economic Development, and Community Construction:

Public Works:

Pre-Application Information:

The application for 2021-2022 entitlement funding is now open until Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 3:00 PM.

DCD staff will be available for programmatic assistance until Thursday, May 21, 2020.

Applicants must complete the application that corresponds to their proposed activity. If applicants are proposing more than one activity that would fall under the same application category and the activities are distinct enough to be evaluated and ranked separately, then you must submit a separate application for each activity.


Funding Opportunities:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Direct questions to:

Technical assistance with the online application can be directed to:
Trish Hennessy

Shaun Bollig

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Chester County

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