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The Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland (EGC)

is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development corporation formed in January 2000. Memberships and contributions are deductible to the fullest extent of the law. The EGC is membership based and governed by a board of directors.

The Economic Growth Connection works in cooperation with governmental agencies, chambers of commerce and financial institutions to support emerging and expanding companies in Westmoreland County. It offers assistance to companies considering a location in our region.

Operating on a strategic plan, the Economic Growth Connection supplies the following services for Westmoreland County:

  • Business Outreach and Development
  • Loan Financing
  • Work-Force Development and Training Facilitation
  • Site and Building Assistance
  • Transportation Initiatives
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance

The Economic Growth Connection provides leadership to the private sector to develop business opportunities. The end result is quality jobs created and retained in Westmoreland County and the region.

Our Mission & Vision

The Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland is a private non-profit membership based organization created to foster economic growth and development in Westmoreland County. Governed by a board of directors, our objective is to raise the standard of living through sustainable high quality job creation and retention.

2017 EGC Annual Report


Latest News and Events

EGC Announces New DCED/CFA Grant Program for the Dairy Industry

The Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program was established under Act 42 of 2018 for research and development, organic transition, value-added processing, and marketing grants in support of Pennsylvania’s Dairy Industry. The program is administered jointly by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and the PA Department

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Penn State New Kensington awarded $75,000 grant

The EGC is the financial administrator of the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund which recently awarded of $75,000 grant to Penn State New Kensington. The grant will aid Penn State New Kensington in incorporating sustainability and best practices to the Corridor of Innovation and revitalization efforts

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Two Westmoreland County Businesses Awarded PIDA Loans

Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for Astley Precision Machine Company and Zilka & Company, which will help create and retain approximately 125 jobs statewide. The loan funding will assist businesses with the costs of expanding into larger, more capable

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PIDA Financing Rates are still LOW!

PIDA Financing Rates are still LOW! Interest Rates on Commercial and Industrial Loans are very competitive, so act today. The rates and terms available through June 30, 2018, are: Fixed interest rate for the full term of the loan (up to a 15-yr. period), set at the

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Foam manufacturer awarded $2M in low-interest loans

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program, including a $1.7 million, 15-year loan at a 2 percent fixed rate and a $300,000, 10-year loan at a 2 percent fixed rate through Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland for

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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

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2 N Main Street
Suite 101
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: 724-830-3000