Community Development

We’re here to improve communities and quality of life. How? We partner with local governments to develop and build infrastructure and community facility projects from start to finish. From clean water to sewers, sidewalks and parks, and much more, we empower communities to address the needs you may not even see.

34 YEARS
1,000+ PROJECTS
$120 Billion INVESTMENT

Much of the project funding comes from the Community Development Block Grant, which we administer for two-thirds of the SEDA-COG region.

Services

The SEDA-COG Community Development staff has vast experience in the following:

    • Contract Development/Management
    • Capacity Building
    • Consensus Building
    • Procurement – Professional Services, Engineering, Architectural, Archeological, Construction
    • Regulation Compliance
    • Networking
    • Initial project development DB
    • CDBG application preparation
    • CDBG technical assistance
    • Preparation of other grant applications
    • Archaeological surveys
    • Conflict resolution
    • Construction management
    • Environmental reviews
    • Federal labor standards management
    • Fiscal management
    • Grant administrator of RACP, PA H20, Keystone Communities, PEMA and other state program
    • Federal Grant Sources – ARC, USDOC EDA, EPA, HUD, US ACE, US Highway Administration
    • State Grant Sources – PA DCED, PHMC, PennVest, PA DCNR, PennDOT, PEMA, RACP

       

 

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