Snyder: $2.5 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program funding awarded to two entities in 50th Legislative District
HARRISBURG, Aug. 1 – A Greene County technology park and Waynesburg University are the recipients of $2.5 million in state grants through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, state Rep. Pam Snyder announced today.
Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, said Waynesburg University will receive $1 million in RACP funds for upgrades to its state-of-the-art nursing program in its Stewart Sciences building. In addition, $1.5 million in RACP funds will be awarded to the EverGreene Technology Park to be used to create EverGreene Technology Park II and provide additional jobs in the county.
“These are wise investments to support our local community’s economic development and growth, and better prepare nursing program students at Waynesburg University with the vital clinical experience they need for a successful career,” Snyder said.
RACP is administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvement projects. RACP projects are authorized in the Redevelopment Assistance section of a Capital Budget Itemization Act, have a regional or multi-jurisdictional impact, and generate substantial increases or maintain current levels of employment, tax revenues, or other measures of economic activity.
RACP projects are state-funded projects that cannot obtain primary funding under other state programs.