Economic Development Resources
The Progress Authority is the economic development organization serving Bradford and Susquehanna Counties. It focuses on projects that involve industrial development, small business development, business financing, public infrastructure development, site preparation, marketing and workforce development.
The Progress Authority can help companies navigate the various local, state and federal funding sources available and develop customized incentive packages that best fit their business needs. It has had great success in leveraging incentive grant programs with low-interest loan financing to provide attractive financing packages for business development projects, infrastructure upgrades and workforce development programs.
The organization administers a local low-interest Revolving Loan Fund that helps stimulate private investment in business development projects. In addition, the Progress Authority has worked with the following federal, state and local agencies that have provided funding and support to economic projects in Bradford County. The Progress Authority is open to review potential projects and match them with appropriate funding sources.