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Cumberland County Demolition Fund

Cumberland County Demolition Fund

The Cumberland County Demolition Fund was established to assist in the removal of blighted properties throughout Cumberland County. This grant program offers eligible applicants up to $50,000 to eliminate blight through demolition.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Municipalities
  • Public Authorities
  • Non-Profit Entities
  • For-Profit Entities
  • Individual Residents

Eligible Projects:

Any residential, commercial, institutional or industrial property located in Cumberland County that meets the blighted property criteria (see application). Projects must begin within ninety (90) days of the executed grant agreement. Projects must be completed within one (1) year of the executed grant agreement.

Eligible Use of Funds:

Demolition Fund activities are those that include the proper removal of hazardous materials, the disconnection of utilities, the obtaining of proper demolition permits, the razing of structures, the proper disposal of demolition waste, the backfilling and regrading of the site, the placement of cover materials such as seeding or gravel, and site clean-up

Applicants are required to provide a completed application with all accompanying documents to:

By email to or mail to Redevelopment Authority of the County of Cumberland, Demolition Fund, 114 N Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

All applicants must include a $50 application fee made our to the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Cumberland with their application. Municipalities and public authorities are except from the fee.

Cumberland County Demolition Fund Application