What Is It?

The Cumberland County Demolition Fund is available to private, public, and non-profit entities to demolish blighted properties throughout Cumberland County. Applicants may request up to $50,000 in grant funds and must accept a 25% match responsibility.

Grant awards over $25,000 will be subject to Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Rates. Any previously completed demolition work will not qualify for this program. Please do not begin demolition until told to do so by the program manager.

Eligible activities include:

  • Proper removal of hazardous materials
  • Disconnection of utilities
  • Obtaining proper demolition permits
  • Razing of structures
  • Proper disposal of demolition waste
  • Backfilling and regrading of the site

Getting Started

To submit an application, start here. If you have questions, please reach out to:

Mikayla Kitchen

Assistant Director of the Redevelopment Authority