Renaissance Block

Open: February 14, 2024  •  Close: April 30, 2024  •  Awarded: May 15, 2024

The Erie County Renaissance Block Program was established in 2018 as a financial incentive-based program designed to address and reverse housing blight in Erie County.



Anchor Building Program

Open: May 3, 2024  •  Close: July 31, 2024  •  Awarded: August 15, 2024

The Anchor Building Grant Program was established in 2018 as an adaptive re-use funding program to strengthen the community, its neighborhoods, and commercial districts.

Mission Main Street Grants

Open: October 1, 2023  •  Close: December 31, 2023  •  Awarded: January 18, 2024

For organizations dedicated to the revitalization of a main street or commercial corridor.

Up to $10,000 awarded per planning grant; up to $250,000 awarded per implementation grant; a maximum of $2,500,000 to be granted in the

2018 - 2021 funding cycle.

An impact investing organization, ECGRA's mission is to empower the nonrofit sector, municipal governments, and economic development agencies to revitalize Erie County.  ECGRA is endowed with local share gaming revenue from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania via the Horse Race Gaming Act.  Local share gaming revenue is an assessment of the licensed gambling industry in Pennsylvania.