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Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) is a Commonwealth grant program 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. 

Listing of Projects for Round 1 of 2017
A listing of Round 2017/1 projects, candidates, and requests is available for download.

The public comment period is now CLOSED for Round 2017 RACP submissions (effective March 31, 2017).  

RACP Awards for Round 2015 through November 22, 2016 (Final) 
Download a listing of the RACP projects awarded through November 22, 2016 (Final), which also provides links to the awards' press releases.  

New Procedures to Apply for RACP Grant Funding 
The Wolf Administration, as part of its commitment to a “Government that works,” has enhanced and streamlined the RACP grant submission procedures, while maintaining the primary tenets of the program.  Starting with the next Round, Candidates will submit an Electronic Application (e-RACP Application) to apply for RACP grant funds.  E-RACP Applications can only be submitted during an Open Funding Round. The new process will alleviate the time and funding burden associated with the prior business plan submission procedures.  Please be advised that Round 2015/1 & 1A has been finalized. If you have not received an award in 2016, you will need to re-apply during a future open window for grant consideration.  
NOTICEPlease note that if you received an award PRIOR to Round 2017/1, you should utilize the Application Handbook to prepare and send to the Office of Budget your formal post-award application to start your grant process. For awards received in our Round 2017/1 and later, use the Application and Business Plan Handbook for this purpose.  Please explore the menu options at right for detailed information about RACP guidelines and requirements; e-RACP Application and formal Application and Business Plan processes; project submissions, awards and Itemizations; and handbooks, forms, and contact information, etc.

NOTE: Requests for information in accordance with the Right to Know Law (RTKL), must be submitted
directly to Requests sent to any other email address listed on this website will
not be considered an official RTKL request.  Please see the OFFICE OF THE BUDGET RIGHT TO KNOW LAW POLICY (PDF) document for more information.

Be advised that any information included in the submission of an e-RACP Online Application (Pre-Award-Application) and/or Application and Business Plan (Post-Award-Application) and any attachments thereto may be subject to the Right-to-Know Law in Pennsylvania.