Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority

The below is a list of the available programs that we can help you with in Connellsville. Please click on the program you are interested in or find the corresponding page.

LIHEAP​  Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Available from May 18 to August 31, 2020

Crisis Application and Supplemental Benefits

Income Guidelines:

1 person  $18,735   2 person  $25,365  3 person  $31,995  4 person $38,625  Add $6,630 for each additional person in the household

www.compass.state.pa.us/Compass.Web/Public/CMPHome


CARES ACT Small Business Grants  $225 Million in Funding

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses economically impacted by COVID-19. The Pennsylvania CDFI Network will administer several rounds of funding to the best qualified applicants.This is not a first-come, first-served program.  Apply at either:

www.bridgewaycapital.org    or www.progressfund.org

CARES Act Financial Assistance for Renters and Homeowners  $175 Million in Funding

www.PHFA.org    and www.fccaa.org

For renters to be eligible for financial assistance under this program, they will need to document at least a 30% reduction in annual income since March 1 related to COVID-19, or they must have become unemployed after March 1.  Household income cannot exceed the Area Median Income, adjusted for the number of people in their home.  Renters may received assistance equal to 100% of their monthly rent up to $750 a month for a maximum of six months of assistance for the time period between March 1 and November 30, 2020.  Payments will be made to their landlord on their behalf.  Renters or landlords can apply for rent relief for apartment tenants, but renters are responsible for submitting all the documents needed to ensure their eligibility.