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Application Deadline: Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:00 AM

Funding Amount: $50,000

Overview

Northampton County seeks to grow its economy and achieve prosperity for its residents  by recruiting and expanding the availability of quality jobs.  We see to add high value, knowledge-driven industries and retain quality growing industries that support our communities.  Specific targeted industries include Agriculture and Food Processing, Food and Beverage Manufacturing, High Performance Manufacturing, Life Sciences Research and Manufacturing, and High Value Business Services.  This program is  designed to help and support companies to make investments in their facilities, machinery, equipment, training and some soft costs that will result in the creation and retention of jobs in Northampton County. The grant funds awarded under this program will facilitate job creation and/or retention as well as growth and expansion of economic infrastructure within its borders.  It is intended to enable the County to respond quickly  and effectively to the dynamic forces of the County’s economy and to the nature of industrial recruitment and retention.  The program seeks to encourage, attract and  retain sustainable investments and jobs to Northampton County communities and to provide resources improve their economic development infrastructure, expand their tax  base and improve their general economic health and welfare. 

Typical grant awards will not exceed $50,000 and will be based upon a sliding scale of $5000 - $10,000 per job created/retained based on wages and health care benefits provided.

Eligibility

For-profit and not-for-profit entities that are creating jobs. Base hourly wage must equal or exceed $19.18* and at least 50% of healthcare benefit premiums covered.   

Terms

Project must have public benefit. Funds cannot exceed 30% of project. Private investment of 30% or greater. Jobs are to be permanent full time positions.   Business must demonstrate it is fiscal soundness.  Costs incurred prior to application are typically not eligible expenses. Grant Agreement may not extend longer than five years (5) years.  All jobs must be created within three (3) years of grant award and maintained for an additional two (2) years.  Minimum grant agreement length is three (3) years.  Failure to meet agreement terms will result in 200% restitution of the grant award.  Payroll documents will be required to substantiate job creation/retention.  Other factors that may impact award amounts include project location, company size, project need, and available funds.

How to apply


Parties interested in submitting an application should submit a notice of intent e-mail to mhartney@northamptoncounty.org.  The notice should include the following:
• Name of the entity applying for the grant
• A brief project description.
• A budget with sources and uses
• The anticipated dollar amount you plan to request
• The contact person for the application
An electronic application package will be provided via e-mail upon receipt of the notice of intent e-mail and a preliminary eligibility determination performed by NCDCED.    The complete application will also be available on the Northampton County website.

Contact

Mark Hartney
Northampton County
Administrator
Community and Economic Development
610-829-6312
Details of the program
Type(s)
Business, Non-Profit
Category
Grant
Attachments
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2014 CDBG Application Formulas.xlsx
  
2014 CDBG Application Formulas
2017 CDBG Application (Word version).docx
  
2017 CDBG Application
2017 CDBG Application Guide.pdf
  
2017 CDBG Application Guide
2017 CDBG Application.pdf
  
2017 CDBG Application
2017 CIPP Application (Word Version).docx
  
2017 CIPP Application (Word Version)
2017 CIPP Application.pdf
  
2017 CIPP Application
2017 CIPP Program Guidelines.pdf
  
2017 CIPP Program Guidelines
2017 Restricted Round Final Report.doc
  
2017 Restricted Round Final Report
2017 Restricted Round Grant Application (Word version).doc
  
2017 Restricted Round Grant Application
2017 Restricted Round Grant Application.pdf
  
2017 Restricted Round Grant Application
2017 Restricted Round Grant Criteria.pdf
  
2017 Restricted Round Grant Criteria
2018 AHP Application (Word version).docx
  
2018 AHP Application
2018 AHP Application Fillable Form.pdf
  
2018 AHP Application (.pdf)
2018 AHP Guidelines (Word version).docx
  
2018 AHP Guidelines
2018 AHP Guidelines.pdf
  
2018 AHP Guidelines (.pdf)
2018 CDBG Application (Word version).docx
  
2018 CDBG Application
2018 CDBG Application Guide (Word version).doc
  
2018 CDBG Application Guide
2018 CDBG Application Guide.pdf
  
2018 CDBG Application Guide
2018 CDBG Application.pdf
  
2018 CDBG Application
2018 CIPP Application.pdf
  
2018 CIPP Application
2018 CIPP Program Guidelines.pdf
  
2018 CIPP Program Guidelines
2018 Hotel Tax Payment Invoice.pdf
  
2018 Hotel Tax Payment Invoice
2018 Hotel Tax Reimbursement Invoice.docx
  
2018 Hotel Tax Reimbursement Invoice - Word
2018 Hotel Tax Reporting Requirements Checklist.pdf
  
2018 Hotel Tax Reporting Requirements Checklist
2018 Uncommitted Fund Final Report.doc
  
2018 Uncommitted Fund Final Report Word
2018 Uncommitted Fund Final Report.pdf
  
2018 Uncommitted Fund Final Report
2019 Hotel Tax Grant Application Form.pdf
  
2019 Hotel Tax Grant Application Form
2019 Hotel Tax Grant Application.doc
  
2019 Hotel Tax Grant Application
2019 Hotel Tax Grant Guidelines.docx
  
2019 Hotel Tax Grant Guidelines
2019 Hotel Tax Invoicing Requirements Checklist - pdf.pdf
  
2019 Hotel Tax Invoicing Requirements
2019 Hotel Tax Invoicing Requirements Checklist.docx
  
2019 Hotel Tax Invoicing Requirements - Word
AHP Sources and Uses Budget Spreadsheet.xlsx
  
AHP Sources and Uses Budget Spreadsheet
BUSINESS BOOST RLF - One Page Summary.pdf
  
BUSINESS BOOST RLF - One Page Summary
CIPP Job Creation Grant Approval Process.pdf
  
CIPP Job Creation Grant Approval Process
CIPP Job Creation Grant Program Application.docx
  
CIPP Job Creation Grant Program Application
CIPP Job Creation Grant Program Funding announcement and Guidelines.pdf
  
CIPP Job Creation Grant Program Funding announcement and Guidelines
CIPP Job Creation Grant Right to Know Law Policy.pdf
  
CIPP Job Creation Grant Right to Know Law Policy
CIPP Press Release.pdf
  
CIPP Press Release-FINAL
CIPP Sources and Uses Budget Spreadsheet (xls).xls
  
CIPP Sources and Uses Budget Spreadsheet (xls)
ECONOMIC REINVESTMENT RLF - One Page Summary.pdf
  
ECONOMIC REINVESTMENT RLF - One Page Summary
FINAL CAPER without HUD changes.pdf
  
FINAL CAPER without HUD changes
Fiscal Report.xlsx
  
FY 2017 CAPER Draft for Display.pdf
  
FY 2017 CAPER Draft for Display
Gaming Grant Capital-Construction Projects Reporting Requirements.pdf
  
Gaming Grant Capital-Construction Projects Reporting Requirements
GPA Business Boost and Economic Reinvestment RLF Guidelines.pdf
  
GPA Business Boost and Economic Reinvestment RLF Guidelines
GPA RLF Sources and Uses.xlsx
  
GPA RLF Sources and Uses
Hotel Tax Contracting Requirements - pdf.pdf
  
Hotel Tax Contracting Requirements
Hotel Tax Semi-Annual Report 2017.doc
  
2017 Hotel Tax Semi-Annual Report
Hotel Tax Semi-Annual Report 2018 (Word version).doc
  
2018 Hotel Tax Sem-Annual Report
Hotel Tax Semi-Annual Report 2018.pdf
  
2018 Hotel Tax Semi Annual Report
Program Report.pdf
  
Program Report - Direct Beneficiaries
Sample Municipal Support Resolution.docx
  
Sample Municipal Support Resolution
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