The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has announced that the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) will be open to eligible businesses located within a designated Enterprise Zone.

General eligibility requirements from the Program Guidelines (CLICK FOR FULL GUIDELINES)

The goal of EZP is to assist qualified investments by approved private companies.

Eligible activities include:

  • Rehabilitation
  • Expansion
  • Improvement to a building(s)
  • Improvement to land
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Acquisition

In addition, EZP requires:

  • The project is within portions of a distressed community designated as an Enterprise Zone, Keystone Main Street, Keystone Community, or Keystone Communities Enterprise Zone.
  • Employment opportunities are created for low-income individuals located within the designated zones.
  • Employment opportunities must be full-time, higher than state minimum wage at a family sustainable
    wage and include benefits.

The NAP Tax Credit program allows for a tax credit of up to $500,000 to businesses investing in rehabilitating, expanding, or improving buildings or land and adding jobs within the REZ.

If you are interested in learning more about the REZ or to discuss your intentions in the coming year and how the program can benefit your company, please check out the Regional Enterprise Zone page or reach out to Jamie Colecchi – Director of Operations, Mon Valley Alliance at (724) 565-5637 or

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