Access to Capital/Financing Sources

Business Resources, Economic Development
Economic Development resources exist at all levels of the public sector, federal, state, and local.  In addition there are regional resources that are available through not-for-profit organizations.  These resources include, but are not limited to, loan programs for asset purchase, grants for workforce development, and tax credits for job creation, research and development, and many other activities.


State
PA Department of Community and Economic Development. Funding and Program Finder
http://www.newpa.com/find-and-apply-for-funding/funding-and-program-finder

PA Governor’s Action Team
http://www.newpa.com/business/expansion-relocation/governors-action-team-gat


Regional
Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC)
http://www.ridc.org/Default.aspx

Regional Development Funding Corporation
http://www.rdfc.net/

Bridgeway Capital
http://www.bridgewaycapital.org/

Innovation Works
https://www.innovationworks.org/

Catalyst Connection
http://catalystconnection.org/

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
http://www.pittsburghlifesciences.com/

Idea Foundry
http://www.ideafoundry.org/

Small Business Development Centers
  Duquesne University SBDC
  http://www.sbdc.duq.edu/

  University of Pittsburgh SBDC
  http://www.business.pitt.edu/entrepreneur/sbdc/


County
Allegheny County Department of Economic Development
http://economic.alleghenycounty.us/economic_dev/business_resource.aspx

Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland County
http://www.egcw.org/