The City of York’s grant programs are designed to support residents, organizations, programs, and activities that benefit the community and residents. See below for a list of programs. Each link will take you the program’s webpage where you can read detailed descriptions and review the eligibility requirements.
If you require additional assistance, please contact Deb Painter with the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), at 717-849-2264 or email@example.com.
***Questions regarding the Non-Profit Recovery Grant Program must be directed to NPGrantSupport@yorkcity.org***
The following programs are no longer accepting applications:
3E Grant Program
Start-Up Subsidy Grant Program
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply?
Interested business owners can apply by visiting www.yorkcity.org/grants and clicking apply now. You’ll be rerouted to the grant application hosted on OpenGov.
How will I know if I am current on my city obligations?
To find out if you are current on your city obligations including taxes, permits, licenses and fees, please contact the York City Treasurer at 717-849-2281 for tax information, and the City of York Bureau of Permits and Inspections at 717-849-2256 for permits and licenses.
Where would I find my “Business Registration” or York Area Tax Bureau information?
If you registered your business with the City of York, you would have paid a fee of $35 either online or in-person. Your Business Privilege Mercantile Tax will be on record with the York Area Tax Bureau.
What happens after I submit my application?
If determined eligible, program administrators will contact you regarding next steps in the process.
How will I know if I am approved?
Program administrators will contact you regarding your approval and necessary next steps. No phone calls will be accepted.
How long does the entire process take?
The entire process may take 90 days or more.
What if I have a problem uploading my information?
If you encounter problems uploading supporting documents or with the application in general, please contact Deb Painter at 717-849-2264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.