Funding Options for Lancaster County

Our mission is to ensure all available federal, state, local, and private funding resources are known and deployed to support Lancaster County business recovery and sustainability.

Lancaster City Revitalization & Improvement Zone (CRIZ) Grant Program


The Lancaster CRIZ is inviting businesses in the Lancaster City CRIZ to apply for grant funds beginning January 25. The $3,000,000 program will allow small businesses in the district to apply for funds to support their operations. These funds will be awarded based on applicant scores. Please click below to learn more.

Lancaster County Small Business Recovery & Sustainability Fund


The Lancaster County Small Business Recovery & Sustainability Fund is now closed. The funding was offered in three different phases. Click below to explore what businesses and organizations received funding through this initiative.

Business Funding Resources


Special funding resources are available from local, state, and federal resources to help businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Find information on tools that are available to help your business and links for more details and applications.  Resource information will be updated regularly so please continue to check back on a consistent basis to see what’s current.

Business Spotlight: Face Masks Are Season’s Hottest Look

Emily Drobnock is passionate about accessories. So much so that she turned a parent-fostered love of flea market finds, family heirlooms and vintage costume pieces into an expanding business. Read the feature spotlight.

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Health News: Why a focus on public health matters

Our new article spotlights the importance of public health and why it matters as we navigate how our economy rebounds.

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