Pennsylvania First

The Pennsylvania First program was established in 2011 as a comprehensive funding tool to facilitate increased investment and job creation in the Commonwealth and to enable the Commonwealth to compete more effectively in the global economy. Eligible uses of funds include the acquisition of real estate, job training, facility construction and/or renovation, machinery & equipment, and project site preparation.


For a complete listing of potential economic development incentive programs, please visit

Note: Certain programs are subject to funding availability, approval, and job creation requirements. All programs require an application in order to access funds.