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
Laurie Moyer - Grants Management Specialist/ Fair Housing Officer
Virginia Haas - Community Revitalization & Development Manager
George M. Samuelson - Grants & Projects Manager
Kimberly T. Smith - Grants Administrator
For general questions about the department and programs contact:
Cyndi King- Executive Assistant
!Se Habla Español !
Applications are now available for Lehigh County’s COVID-19 Relief Non-Profit Block Grant Program. In partnership with the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV), and through funding made possible by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Lehigh County will be administering funding to all eligible non-profit organizations that apply. Applications are open until October 15, 2021.
Link to apply
$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
Annual Action Plans
FY 2019 - 2023 Five Year Consolidated Plan & FY 2019 Annual Action Plan
Section 3 Plan