Community Assets - Community Centers

Open: August 5, 2024  •  Close: November 29, 2024  •  Awarded: December 12, 2024

Community centers in Erie County have provided residents with basic health and well-being, job training, mentoring, education, nutrition, and other benefits to a large cross-section of the community.  Strategically located, community centers are vital to rural and urban areas alike.  ECGRA considers community centers to be a neighborhood or community hub whose primary focus is social, educational, cultural, and/or recreational activities serving a segment of the community such as children or senior citizens.

A maximum of $150,000 per application; overall $1.875M per grant cycle.

Community Assets Grant Resources


An impact investing organization, ECGRA's mission is to empower the nonrpofit 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.