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Industrial Infrastructure

Telecommunications and high-speed Internet access have joined access roads, water systems, and sewers as the infrastructure needed for industrial growth.

SEDA-COG's Infrastructure Development efforts are carried out in partnership with industrial development groups, communities, individual companies, and other appropriate entities. We provide a range of grantsmanship skills and technical assistance to match specific needs with state, federal, and other funding sources.

Primary Services

  • Assist industrial development groups in identifying needed projects that may be appropriate for one or more infrastructure funding source.
  • Assist with preliminary review of potential projects for site development grants or for community facility grants.
  • Provide liaison between regional grant applicant and the funding agency.
  • Assist with the preparation of pre-applications for the U.S. Economic Development Administration and project profiles for the Appalachian Regional Commission.
  • Assist with the preparation of full grant applications upon authorization by the funding agency.

Supplementary Services

  • Upon approval of a grant, assistance can be provided, by contract, in connection with the administration of the project.
  • As an Affiliate Data Center for the Pennsylvania State Data Center, SEDA-COG can often provide demographic, employment, and socioeconomic data that may be needed in connection with the preparation of grant applications.

Industrial Infrastructure services are available in the following counties:

  • Centre
  • Clinton
  • Columbia
  • Juniata
  • Lycoming
  • Mifflin
  • Montour
  • Northumberland
  • Perry
  • Snyder
  • Union