Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District

(13 hours ago)

Multiple grant programs are currently open for applications. Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg, McNeill, and Siegel applaud funding for community projects

(1 day ago)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Michael Schlossberg, Jeanne McNeill, and Josh Siegel today announced that $177,623 in Local Share Account Program grants have been approved for projects throughout Lehigh County. Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Environmental, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 16, 2024)

Below are multiple state grant programs that are currently open for application. Please contact my office if you have questions. Read more

 

After years of blight, Allentown Metal Works property prepares for new life

(May 16, 2024)

After more than a decade of planning, remediation and redevelopment, a century-old industrial site in South Allentown is weeks away from reopening. Read more

 

Siegel, representative of the majority of Allentown’s NIZ, makes statement of support after study and increased revenues

(May 15, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement regarding the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone study and his support for it: Read more

 

Siegel applauds $14,089 grant for Casa Guadalupe Center

(May 14, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel announced that a $14,089 state grant has been awarded to help improve a senior community center in his district. Read more

 

Governor Shapiro Announces $10.6 Million in New Funding for Site Development Pilot Program to Create More Shovel-Ready Sites for Businesses in Pennsylvania

(May 08, 2024)

Today, Governor Josh Shapiro and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Rick Siger announced more than $10.6 million in grant funding awards through the PA SITES (Pennsylvania Strategic Investments to Enhance Sites) pilot program to help sites across the Commonwealth become “shovel ready” in order to attract more businesses and create more good-paying jobs. Read more

 

Siegel scrutinizes continued political games in failure of passage of gun reform legislation in the Pa. House

(May 08, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel voted for two critical gun safety and reform bills that both failed to pass the Pennsylvania House of Representatives due to what he called a “disgusting lack of bipartisan support.” Read more

 

Siegel issues statement on significance of ceremony for former state hospital

(May 03, 2024)

Following the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission’s acknowledgment of the former Allentown State Hospital, state Rep. Josh Siegel issued the below statement: Read more

 

Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 01, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Indigent Defense Grant Program Who May Apply: Counties Use: Salaries and benefits for staff, recruiting efforts to find/retain staff, training and development courses for staff, efforts to improve data collection, and any cost associated with gaps or needs in providing indigent defense, among other things. Funds: A total of $6,750,000 is expected to fund up to 67 grants (one in each county). Application Deadline: , May 23, 202d4 More information: PCCD Website Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (via Department of Homeland Security): Nonprofit Security Grant Program Who May Apply: Non-profit organizations may apply as a sub applicant through PEMA. PEMA is the direct applicant to the Department of Homeland Security. Use: Funds are to be used to enhance the protection of soft targets/crowded places. Funds: $274,500,000 in federal funds are available for this national funding opportunity. $3,277,500 in funding is targeted toward Pennsylvania. Application Deadline: May 29, 2024, at 5 p.m. More information: PEMA Website Historical and Museum Commission: Historical & Archival Records Care Grant Who May Apply: Local government entities and nonprofit organizations Use: Projects must relate to some aspect of Pennsylvania’s history and funds may be used for preservation of Read more

 

Siegel: Properly Dispose of Lithium Batteries

(May 01, 2024)

Pa. State Rep. Josh Siegel joined the Pennsylvania Waste Industry Association and other advocates to support Siegel's legislation, HB 2241, that would assist battery manufacturers in creating a statewide stewardship program for safe disposal of lithium-ion batteries, as well as public education for proper disposal. Lithium-ion batteries are found in several household products and if not disposed of properly can cause fires or bodily harm Read more

 

Siegel releases statement in support of community feedback for Allentown’s rezoning plan

(Apr 30, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement today regarding the rezoning of Allentown: Read more

 

New Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(Apr 25, 2024)

Below are multiple state grant programs that are currently open for application. Please contact my office if you have questions. Read more

 

Pa. House of Representatives passes Siegel bill to redevelop shopping malls

(Apr 16, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel announced today his legislation that would authorize cities, boroughs, incorporated towns and townships to provide developers special tax incentives for redeveloping languishing shopping malls passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Read more

 

Lehigh Valley lawmakers issue statement on Volvo Group’s heavy-duty truck plant announcement

(Apr 11, 2024)

Our region has seen this play out before with Mack Trucks (albeit under different ownership) and people understandably are worried. Rest assured, we will continue our conversations with Volvo Group and the United Auto Workers to ensure the preservation of the LVO Plant for generations to come. Read more

 

Lehigh Valley lawmakers press for gun-storage laws in wake of 3 year-old's shooting death

(Apr 10, 2024)

Allentown-area state representatives are urging local gun owners to make sure their firearms are secured and out of the reach of children — with Harrisburg unlikely to take action anytime soon. Read more

 

Your View: Pennsylvania’s gun laws fail our children

(Apr 09, 2024)

Kofi Annan, the late secretary-general of the United Nations, once proclaimed of our children “There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they can grow up in peace.” Read more

 

Grants, April 9

(Apr 09, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Agriculture: Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program Who May Apply: Agricultural producers or processors and nonprofits, for-profits, local government entities, and institutions such as schools, universities or hospitals that operate middle of the food chain activities or invest in equipment that will benefit middle of the supply chain activities. Use: Activities that expand capacity and infrastructure for the aggregation, processing, manufacturing, storing, transporting, wholesaling or distribution of targeted local and regional agricultural products Funds: Grants will be awarded to the extent that funds are available. Grant requests shall be between $10,000 and $100,000. Application Deadline: May 15, 2024 More information: PDA Website Department of Health: WalkWorks Grant Program Who May Apply: Municipalities located in either a PA Department of Health State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) priority county or in communities with an overall percentile rating above 60 in the PA Department of Environmental Protection’s PennEnviroScreen Tool. The 10 current SPAN counties include Clearfield, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Northumberland, and Philadelphia. Use: Funds and structured pre-planning assistance will be available to a limited number of municipal and/or multi-municipal applicants to complete the Read more

 

Siegel releases statement in support of DA Holihan’s decision to file charges in tragic death of 3-year-old Elijah Abreu Borgen

(Apr 05, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement today after a firearm-related death of a child in his community: Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, Miller and Allentown SD superintendent applaud education funding grants

(Apr 02, 2024)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg and Josh Siegel, and Sen. Nick Miller announced today new funding totaling $2.2 million in education funding grants heading to the Allentown School District. Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District
13 hours ago

Schweyer, Schlossberg, McNeill, and Siegel applaud funding for community projects
1 day ago

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Environmental, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 16, 2024

After years of blight, Allentown Metal Works property prepares for new life
May 16, 2024

Siegel, representative of the majority of Allentown’s NIZ, makes statement of support after study and increased revenues
May 15, 2024

Siegel applauds $14,089 grant for Casa Guadalupe Center
May 14, 2024

Governor Shapiro Announces $10.6 Million in New Funding for Site Development Pilot Program to Create More Shovel-Ready Sites for Businesses in Pennsylvania
May 08, 2024

Siegel scrutinizes continued political games in failure of passage of gun reform legislation in the Pa. House
May 08, 2024

Siegel issues statement on significance of ceremony for former state hospital
May 03, 2024

Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 01, 2024

Siegel: Properly Dispose of Lithium Batteries
May 01, 2024

Siegel releases statement in support of community feedback for Allentown’s rezoning plan
Apr 30, 2024

New Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
Apr 25, 2024

Pa. House of Representatives passes Siegel bill to redevelop shopping malls
Apr 16, 2024

Lehigh Valley lawmakers issue statement on Volvo Group’s heavy-duty truck plant announcement
Apr 11, 2024

Lehigh Valley lawmakers press for gun-storage laws in wake of 3 year-old's shooting death
Apr 10, 2024

Your View: Pennsylvania’s gun laws fail our children
Apr 09, 2024

Grants, April 9
Apr 09, 2024

Siegel releases statement in support of DA Holihan’s decision to file charges in tragic death of 3-year-old Elijah Abreu Borgen
Apr 05, 2024

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, Miller and Allentown SD superintendent applaud education funding grants
Apr 02, 2024