Helpful Resources for your Business in Quakertown
LERTA Tax Abatement Program
Historic Tax Credit & Borough Incentives
Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credit
For NAP guidelines, please call the Quakertown Alive! offices (215-536-2273) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
WalkWorks Program Community Grant
Quakertown Alive! has been awarded a $20,000 community grant throught the Wolf Administration and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health to assist with the development of plans and policies to increase physical activity option in the Borough. Access to areas for recreation, such as walking and biking has been deemed essential to keep Pennsylvania healthy.
With this funding, Quakertown Alive! can now execute plans submitted which emphasize new, improved pedestrian and bicycling systems, establishing activity-friendly routes that connect residents and visitors to everyday destinations.
“Activity-friendly routes connected to everyday destinations can make it safe and convenient for people of all abilities to walk, bike, or wheel. Planning healthy, complete communities is needed to support active transportation,” according to Carol Reichbaum, MSL, MSPA, director of WalkWorks at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Public Health Practices.
The WalkWorks program is committed to increasing walking, establishing activity-friendly routes and expanding walkable communities across Pennsylvania. Funding for WalkWorks is provided by the Department of Health though the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant and State Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant, both from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DCED Design Challenge Facade Grant Program
Quakertown Alive! is administering a $50,000 matching grant on behalf of the Borough of Quakertown. These funds are for business property owners within QA!’s operating footprint. We are currently accepting applications for this matching grant.
CLICK HERE to download the guidelines and application.
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Partnership with SCORE & SBDA
Bucks County SCORE. For the Life of Your Business.
SCORE Mentors Offer:
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Setting up an appointment with SCORE is a simple matter. If you are serious about starting a new venture, expanding your present business or need to solve a problem with your current business.
SBDC Pennsylvania. Small Business Development Centers.
Helping business start, grow, and prosper.
Combining the expertise of a professional staff and the resourced of the state’s best colleges and universities, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide high quality one-on-one business management consulting, information, and education programs that build small firms’ capacity to compete effectively in domestic and international markets.
Since 1990 alone, the SBDC’s have helped Pennsylvania entrepreneurs:
- Start more than 22,000 new businesses
- Obtain over $1.8 billion in start-up and expansion capital
- Expand sales by $8.1 billion, including over $1.9 billion in government contracts and $1 billion in export sales
- Create over 97,800 new jobs at an average cost of $926 per job
- Generate more than $738 million in new tax revenues.