E-RACP application Submission Process
ALL E-RACP APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED USING THE DCED ELECTRONIC
SINGLE APPLICATION WEBSITE. AN
APPLICATION CERTIFICATION WILL BE RECEIVED UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE
SUBMISSION PROCESS. BE AWARE THAT ONCE A
FUNDING ROUND IS CLOSED, NO LATE SUBMISSIONS CAN BE PROCESSED.
Before completing a Business Plan, project eligibility must be verified. See the Itemized Projects Eligible for Funding 1986-Present section of this website for the required criteria.
Prior to accessing the DCED Electronic Single Application website,
Candidates are strongly encouraged to review the e-RACP instructions available
on the RACP website. Please be advised of the following:
- First time users will need to go through a separate registration
process, returning users will login.
- A completed set of budget
forms also known as the RDA 300, RDA 301, and Construction Cost Breakdown will be needed for submittal and reference throughout the e-RACP Application.
- The e-RACP Application should be completed from the viewpoint of the Candidate/Beneficiary.
Certification will be generated after the e-RACP Application has been successfully
submitted to the DCED Electronic Single Application website. Please print the certification and retain it
for record purposes. e-RACP Applications MUST be
submitted by the deadline stated on the Funding Round Schedules section of this website
- During the initial review, e-RACP Applications that do not meet the
minimum requirements for eligibility and completeness will be removed from the
A summary of all e-RACP Applications will be sent to the Administration
for grant award consideration.
If selected, an Award Letter to submit a formal Application and Business
Plan for a RACP grant will be sent to the awardee. If you did not receive an award letter by the
date the Office of the Budget officially closes a funding round, as posted on
our website, then you were not selected for an award. You will need to re-apply during a subsequent
open funding round.
Please address any questions to: RACP Administrator at RA-OB-RACP-PPR@pa.gov.