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To apply for an open application, first locate the program you wish to apply for (below on this screen), click that link and follow the instructions for applying.

Returning applicants must follow these same instructions to start a new application. Previously saved applications and applications that have not yet been completed can be viewed and completed by Logging into your account.


Career & Workforce Development



2017 WIOA Youth RFP 


The 2017 WIOA Youth RFP will be open from Wednesday, March 1, 2017 until 3:00 pm on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

2017 EARN RFP


 The 2017 EARN RFP will be open from Friday, March 3, 2017 until 3:00 pm on Friday, April 7, 2017

2017 Work Ready RFP


The 2017 Work Ready RFP will be open from Friday, March 3, 2017 until 3:00 pm on Friday, April 7, 2017.


The Bidder's Conference Presentation for the 2017 EARN and Work Ready RFPs can be found here.

The One Stop Operator and Title I Workforce Development Services RFP closed at 3:00 on Friday, February 17, 2017. 




2017-2018 Affordable Housing Development



Affordable Housing Development


Eligible organizations can apply for 2017-18 funding to support projects such as affordable housing development for rental or homeownership, acquisition of property for rental or homeownership, home improvements, and other housing projects that support the availability and accessibility of quality, affordable housing for Chester County residents. 

A workshop for the Affordable Housing Development application will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 am at the Chester County Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19380 in Meeting Room 250.

Applications for Affordable Housing Development funding will be accepted until 3:00 pm on Friday, April 21, 2017.

A link to the online application, as well as the guidelines, and required attachments can be found below;



​2017 Community Revitalization Program



Community Revitalization Program (CRP)


Eligible municipalities can apply for funding to support projects that promote infrastructure improvements, streetscape improvements, economic development opportunities, and other projects that support the revitalization of Chester County neighborhoods and communities.

Applications for 2017 CRP Funding will be accepted until 3:00 pm on Friday, April 21, 2017.

A link to the online application, as well as required attachments and supporting information can be found below;



Professional Services


Eligible organizations can submit Statements of Qualifications for professional services for the purpose of awarding a general contract for services on an as-needed basis.

Services requested by DCD are dependent upon the number and type of projects funded by DCD, and the specific needs of the projects and organizations receiving grant awards. This application is not currently open. Applications are made available on an as-needed basis.