July 20, 2021

Announcement for Applications and Timeline

Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti announces that Pennsylvania Gaming Local Share Account (LSA) grant applications will be accepted beginning August 4th, 2021 for economic development projects.  The funding originates from the PA Race Horse Development and Gaming Act (Act 2004-71) under the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).  Each year 2% of gross terminal revenues of certain licensed gaming facilities are distributed to several counties to enhance well-being of our communities.  Project categories include Economic Development, Community Improvement and Public Interest. 

Interested parties may contact Tiffany Cross-Luciani, Director of Economic Development at tcluciani@scrantonpa.gov to discuss a project and the application process.  The timeline for submitting and LSA application is below and detailed instructions and guidelines are attached.

Local Share Account (LSA) 2021 Timeline
ActivityPartyDue DateTime
City Available to Discuss LSA Project ApplicationsCityWed, August 4th
Applicant Project Overview & Budget to CityApplicantWed, Sept 1stCoB
Email to Don King for Planning Letter
City Council 2nd Read & PassCity CouncilTues, Sept 21st 
Full Application DueApplicantWed, Sept 22ndCoB
Application Fee Due
City Finalizes Submission to DCED Single Application WebsiteCityThu, Sept 30th 

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