Kim welcomes funding for community projects

HARRISBURG, March 17 – State Rep. Patty Kim, D-Dauphin, announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority awarded more than $2.2 million in state funding to six local projects.

“This funding is important because it moves a wide range of necessary projects forward,” Kim said. “Thank you to everyone who helped make these grants available; they are certainly getting put to good use.”

The following projects have been awarded funding:

  • Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC - Scottish Rite - $1,000,000. The Scottish Rite Cathedral Masonic Temple has been awarded LSA funds for renovations to its temple including the replacement of 17 roofs, 66 windows, the insulation and PVC membrane roofing, and the entrances with automatic doors and ADA-accessibility.

  • Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC - Whitaker Center Critical Indoor Air Quality Improvements $850,000. The Whitaker Center has been awarded LSA funds for upgrades to its HVAC system and electrical control components. The current HVAC system is beyond its operational life expectancy. A new, upgraded HVAC system will provide increased efficiency and improved air quality for the facility.

  • Wormleysburg Borough - Sewer Televising and Cleaning - $133,900. The Borough of Wormleysburg has been awarded LSA funds to clean and televise sewer lines, which will allow the borough to assess which lines require the most urgently needed repairs first.

  • East Pennsboro Township - Pedestrian Bridge at Adams-Ricci Park - $250,000. Pennsboro Township has been awarded funding from the Multimodal Transportation Fund to construct an ADA-accessible pedestrian bridge across East Penn Drive.


The Commonwealth Financing Authority distributes the funding through the Statewide Local Share Account Program and Multimodal Transportation Fund Program.