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

Round 2 of program NOW CLOSED as of Friday, May 14, at 5pm.

The program allowed small businesses in the CRIZ district to apply for funds to support their operations. These funds will be awarded based on applicant scores.

Explore Other 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.

Hospitality Grants

PROGRAM NOW CLOSED. THE APPLICATION PROCESS OPENED ON MARCH 8 AT 8AM CLOSED AS OF MARCH 19, 2021 AT 5PM

The program is making over $6 million available to Lancaster County hospitality businesses.

Businesses recommended for grants through this program have been given to the County Commissioners. Learn more by exploring that list below.

Lancaster County Small Business Recovery & Sustainability Fund

COUNTY-WIDE FUNDING PROGRAM NOW CLOSED

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.

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