Local Funding Opportunities

The City of Williamsport and Williamsport/Lycoming County Chamber of Commerce have several programs designed to assist small businesses grow, develop, and prosper in Lycoming County.

City of Williamsport

Use the City of Williamsport’s website to find out how to apply for the following assistance programs:

  • Micro Enterprise Loans
  • Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA)
  • Commercial Facade Improvement Program
  • SHOPSTEADING (A Commercial Investment Program)
  • Commercial Loans

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Williamsport/Lycoming County Chamber of Commerce

The Williamsport/Lycoming County Chamber of Commerce offers two main programs to assist small business: The Revolving Loan Fund and the Industrial Properties Corporation. Listed below is a brief summary of each program.

Revolving Loan Fund: Financing Solutions for your Business

Financing Solutions For:
• Building Renovations
• New Construction
• Equipment Purchases
• Expansion
• Working Capital

Industrial Properties Corporation

The Industrial Properties Corporation (IPC) is the Chamber’s Economic Development division of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce. This division is responsible for coordinating the retention efforts of our exisiting industry while also positioning Lycoming County for new development opportunities.

The Industrial Properties Corporation focuses on the following Economic Development Services:

  • Business Assistance
  • Marketing & Development
  • Revolving Loan FundBusiness Retention and Expansion Program
  • Partnerships for a Better Lycoming County
  • Financial Assistance

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