The Core is more than just a place. It's an entrepreneurial ecosystem that seeks to support its people and businesses.

Use this page to find and explore incentives and support resources for both new and existing businesses.

Note: This list is not exhaustive and should only be used as a starting point.

Business Incentives

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

Pennsylvania offers a variety of tax incentives, credits and programs to eligible Pennsylvania residents and businesses. These tax credits, economic development programs refund/rebate opportunities and incentive programs provide economic assistance and tax reductions to individual and business taxpayers.

Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development

The Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development offers several funding opportunities including grants, loans, incentives for businesses. All of which have been compiled into a searchable database, which you can explore at the link below.

Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development Loan Program

CED assists businesses in Beaver County by operating a below market rate loan program. For more information on this program, click the link below.

Support Resources

Beaver Falls Community Development Corporation

The Community Development Corporation seeks to build upon three overall objectives: restoring and beautifying physical spaces, generating social capital, and stirring imagination and creativity towards a more healthy and confident social fabric. Born out of the 2013 Beaver Falls Comprehensive Plan, the CDC is now comprised of hundreds of members, volunteers, and investors who each contribute a critical voice and effort toward the future of the city.

Beaver County Chamber of Commerce

The Beaver County Chamber of Commerce strives to promote economic growth and community development, all while focusing on membership value and participation. The Chamber collaborates with all industries including small and large businesses and many nonprofit organizations. 

Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development

Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development (CED) is a non-profit-certified economic development organization located in southwestern Pennsylvania. CED’s mission is to promote, encourage, and assist the economic and general welfare of the County by assisting in the development and expansion of industrial and commercial business sites, structures, facilities, and programs that will create or retain employment opportunities and enhance economic development for Beaver County and its residents.

Beaver Valley LaunchBox

Located at the Penn State Beaver Valley campus in Monaca, the Beaver Valley LaunchBox connects Beaver Valley entrepreneurs to the support, resources, and facilities they need to build a sustainable and scalable business with a viable plan for growth at no-cost.

PA Business One-Stop Shop

The Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop is a state government office equipped with knowledge, information, and resources for businesses both large and small. Serving as the first point of contact for Pennsylvania business development concerns, our team helps connect and guide businesses through all stages of development — from planning and startup to operating and expanding. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or existing business, we provide complete, customer-focused service backed by firsthand knowledge and experience.

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Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP)

The PREP network consists of hundreds of trained and experienced experts who can offer assistance and resources. PREP’s one-on-one counseling, specialized workshops, online training and financial incentives make it one of the most coordinated and respected networks in the nation designed specifically to meet the needs of our job creators — the men and women who start and grow our businesses.

Ready to see how you can be a part of the Core?