Robinson: Allegheny Receiving Over $3 Million in Grants for Local Projects

HARRISBURG – Sen. Devlin Robinson (R-37) announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Agency (CFA) has awarded over $3 million in grant funds for economic development projects.

“These projects will improve many of our communities, all at zero cost to the taxpayers,” Robinson said. “I will continue to support programs that leverage our economic opportunities to make our district a more inviting and prosperous place to call home.”

The funding through the Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund (GEDTF) is made possible through a state law requiring casinos to pay a daily assessment of 5.5% of their gross terminal revenues.

The GEDTF grants for the 37th Senatorial District include: 

  • Quaker Valley Council of Governments

Leet Township Olde Sewickley Highlands Stormwater Improvements – $100,000

Leet Township Park Improvements – $300,000

Sewickley Heights Borough Parking Lot Reconstruction & Storm Sewer Project – $190,000

  • The International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 9

Learning Brick by Brick – $500,000

  • Municipal Authority of the Township of Robinson

Raw Water Intake Rehabilitation – $500,000

  • Whitehall Fire Company

Vehicle Exhaust System – $70,000

  • Sewickley Borough

Pedestrian Light Replacement Project – $100,000

  • Char-West Council of Governments

Crescent Maple St. Improvements – $150,000

  • Jefferson Hills Borough

Andrew Reily Memorial Park ADA Bathroom Renovation – $172,500

  • South Fayette Township

Fairview Park Multipurpose Fields – $151,250

  • Findlay Township

Davis Road Culvert Replacement – $150,000

  • Bethel Park Borough

Pickleball Courts – Millennium Park – $280,000

  • Humane Animal Rescue League

North Side Animal Shelter Renovations – $100,000

  • Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard

Veterans Place Multi-Purpose Building – $100,000

  • Pittsburgh Symphony Inc.

Heinz Hall Renovations – Boiler Installation – $448,640

The grants were awarded by the CFA under its Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund and are dispersed by the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County.


CONTACT: Elizabeth Weitzel

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