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Community and Economic Development

Lehigh County Government Center 
17 South Seventh Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18101
Phone: (610) 782-3200 
Fax: (610) 871-2755

Lehigh County’s Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) focuses on enhancing the quality of life of our communities by concentrating on the revitalization of our cities and boroughs, spurring economic growth, and supporting regional partnerships among our municipalities.

The department’s grant programs have supported high priority projects of the County’s twenty-five municipalities, aimed at enriching their economic viability by upgrading aging infrastructure, supporting improvements within the downtowns, and assisting agencies focused on providing safe, affordable and sustainable housing.



Frank Kane - Director

Phone: 610-782-3304 

Fax: 610-871-2755

Laurie Moyer - Grants Management Specialist/ Fair Housing Officer

Phone: 610-871-1964

Virginia Haas - Community Revitalization & Development Manager

Phone: 610-782-3809

George M. Samuelson - Grants & Projects Manager

Phone:  610-782-3855

Kimberly T. Smith - Grants Administrator

Phone:  610-782-3566

For general questions about the department and programs contact:

Cyndi King- Executive Assistant

Phone: 610-782-3565

!Se Habla Español !




Lehigh County COVID-19 Relief Small Business Grant - Second Round - CLOSED

$10 million of Lehigh County COVID-19 Local Fiscal Recovery Fund has been designated by the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners for the Lehigh County COVID-19 Relief Small Business Grant Program.

Here are the program guidelines in English                                     Here are the program guidelines in Spanish