Resources

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and IIJA Resources 

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Technical Assistance Guide

The White House BIL Rural Playbook to help rural communities understand the available funding for infrastructure set aside for rural areas provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and other sources

DVRPC Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act Page: DVRPC is compiling an updated list of Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) for several areas under the IIJA including Bridge Investment ProgramTOD Planning, and Safe Streets and Roads for All as well as upcoming opportunities such as railroad crossing elimination grants and emergency watershed protection. DVRPC held a forum for municipalities in late May; the Zoom recording and slides are available on the website.

National Governors Association IIJA Resources a comprehensive list of IIJA and non-IIJA transportation and infrastructure funding opportunities from several federal agencies including USDOT, EPA, Department of Energy, and others.

Justice40 Initiative: The Justice40 Initiative aims to deliver 40 percent of the overall benefits of federal investments in climate and clean energy, including sustainable transportation, to disadvantaged communities. 

Electric Vehicle Charging Justice 40 Map - a tool to help EV infrastructure planning align with the Justice40 goal of 40% of benefits from federal transportation investments to disadvantaged communities.

Transportation for America Infrastructure Bill Hub

 

COVID-19 Resources 

State Updates
Gov Wolf Plan for Pennsylvania
Facebook Updates from Gov. Wolf
Twitter:@GovernorTomWolf@PAHealthDept@PAlegis 

PA Residents 
PA Department of Health COVID-19 
CDC Orders 
Find Your Local Food Bank 
RHLS: Utility Assistance
COMPASS Emergancy Rental Assistance Program 
Guide to COVID-19 in Pennsylvania 
Governor Tom Wolf Facebook 
PA Medical Society Resources for Patients and Physicians
Employment: PA Career Link Database of Job Opportunities 

Local Government
PA DCED Local Government & Community Resources  
American Planning Association – PA Chapter  
PA Downtown Center: Main Street Program & Elm Street Program
Pennsylvania Municipal League (PML) 
Emergency Housing Guidelines 
PEMA Daily Operations Reports    

Businesses 
DCED Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19 
COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (Closed as of May 16, 2022)
SBA Debt Relief 
PA Chamber Business Resources 
US Chamber: Coronavirus Small Businesses Guide 
COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance (Closed 8/28/20), view final report 2/26/21

Nonprofits 
PANO COVID-19 Resources for Non Profits 
PA Dept of Human Services COVID-19 Resources
Giving Institute Resource Page

Rural/Agriculture
USDA Rural Development Rural Resource Guide