grant funding

Is the Commonwealth Positioning Itself to Move up the Ladder of Economic Competitiveness?

September 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Is the Commonwealth Positioning Itself to Move up the Ladder of Economic Competitiveness?

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania recently announced improvements to a key economic development program, the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). Among other efficiencies, the Commonwealth has streamlined the application process by replacing the 22-tab Application & Business Plan with a more efficient, 10-section fillable Project Management Proposal post-award application process. Ultimately, the changes will provide a […]

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Congratulations to 2023 RAISE Grant Recipients

July 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Congratulations to 2023 RAISE Grant Recipients

ESI is proud to announce that 4 of our clients have been awarded Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation during the 2023 round. We wish to congratulate them and all RAISE discretionary grant recipients! Click here for the full list of awarded projects. Link Trail, […]

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BUILD Grant Applications

March 2, 2021 / Comments Off on BUILD Grant Applications

Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development, or BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grant program (formerly known as TIGER), provides a unique opportunity for the U.S. Department of Transportation to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects that promise to achieve critical national objectives. Determining the costs, benefits, and positive impacts […]

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2020 RACP Round Includes $2 Billion+ in Grant Requests

September 17, 2020 / Comments Off on 2020 RACP Round Includes $2 Billion+ in Grant Requests

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) is a highly competitive economic development program that funds capital projects all over the Commonwealth. The program requires a substantial application, and Econsult Solutions has significant experience working with clients, especially on economic impact studies and job estimates that are part of the application process. Since 2014, ESI has […]

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RACP Applicants: July 13 Applications Open | August 12 Must Be Submitted

July 9, 2020 / Comments Off on RACP Applicants: July 13 Applications Open | August 12 Must Be Submitted

Do you have questions about the RACP application process? ESI has answers. PA RACP grants are very competitive. Our experts have worked with nonprofits, private developers, corporations, municipalities, and public-private partnerships on first-time and re-submissions for RACP funding. Q: How do I know if my project is eligible for RACP funding? A: RACP grants are very […]

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SEPTA & PennDOT Awarded $8.3M from USDOT Federal Railroad Administration

June 19, 2020 / Comments Off on SEPTA & PennDOT Awarded $8.3M from USDOT Federal Railroad Administration

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) provided a Benefit-Cost analysis for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s (SEPTA) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) successful grant application for USDOT Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) State of Good Repair Partnership funding. The $8.3M FRA grant is 50% of the $16.7 needed to complete shovel-ready capacity improvements on the Harrisburg Line linking […]

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