The Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland (EGC)

Jim Smith

President and CEO
Email: jsmith@egcw.org
Phone: 724-433-7180

Kyle Martin

Business Development Officer and WPPSEF related matters
Email: kmartin@egcw.org
Phone: 724-771-5427

Anthony Princeton

Coordinator, Forum for Workforce Development
Email: coordinator@careerhubconnect.com
Phone: 724-771-3533

Austin Anderson

Business Development Officer, Forum for Workforce Development
Email: aanderson@egcw.org
Phone: 724-771-0046

George App

Accounting
Email: gapp@egcw.org
Phone: 717-841-2328

General Inquiries

Email: egc@egcw.org

Information and Updates:

SPC COVID-19 Recovery Loan Program

Our partners at the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) still have some money available in their COVID-19 Recovery Loan Program Fund. This program provides for loans up to $50,000 at 0% interest, with a 36-month term and no payments for the first 6 months. See program details below Read more

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Holiday Operating Hours

Holiday 2021 Operating Hours Economic Growth Connection will be closed on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th and New Year’s Eve, Friday, December 31st.

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PA DCED SALON GRANT PROGRAM

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Annual Event 2021!

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Telephone Issues July 7th, 2021

Our telephone service provider has notified us that due to an accident damaging their infrastructure, we are currently unable to make or receive telephone calls at our offices. At this time, there is no estimated time for repair. Should you need to contact EGC staff, please see Read more

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4th of July Office Closure

EGC will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. 

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Important CHIRP Grant Update

The COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Grant Program is closed. We are in the process of notifying all grant awardees and providing grant contracts to be completed. All notifications to awardees are anticipated to be made by Tuesday, July 6th. Make sure you are checking your spam and/or Read more

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Westmoreland CHIRP Grant Program Now CLOSED

Effective immediately, the Westmoreland County COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program grant opportunity is CLOSED to applications. Grant funding has been exhausted. No further applications will be accepted or reviewed. Thank you for your interest.

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CHIRP GRANT AWARDS DOUBLED!

Maximum award is now $40,000 rather than $20,000 All eligibility guidelines still need to be met If you have already applied you do not have to reapply for the increase All businesses wishing to received the grant must submit completed application via the web-based portal no later Read more

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CHIRP Grant Funds Still Available

Funding is still available for qualified hospitality-related businesses in WestmoCo. Don’t delay–see if you qualify and apply today!

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Contact Us

Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland

Phone: 724-830-3604
Fax: 724-850-3974
Email: egc@egcw.org


Fifth Floor, Suite 510
40 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Greensburg, PA 15601