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  • 2012 UNCOMMITTED FUNDSMUNICIPAL GAMING GRANT GUIDELINES

    2012 UNCOMMITTED FUNDSMUNICIPAL GAMING GRANT GUIDELINES

    * NORTHAMPTON COUNTY GAMING REVENUE AND ECONOMIC REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

  • NCGR&ERA Members of the AuthorityJohn J. Finnigan, Jr., ChairpersonGerald C. Yob, Vice-ChairpersonJohn Dally, Jr., SecretaryThomas J. Nolan, TreasurerJohn J. BlairDavid J. HeintzelmanJoseph M. KellyTony PristashTimm A. Tenges

    County Council LiaisonKenneth Kraft

    County Executive LiaisonRobert Mateff

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  • NCGR&ERA (Gaming Authority) entered into an agreementwith Northampton County to provide administrative and financial duties for the Authority.

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    Alicia Miller KarnerExecutive Director

    Jaime WhalenEconomic Development Analyst

    Loretta SchiavoneExecutive SecretaryNCGR&ERA STAFF

  • OVERVIEW*The Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act, 4 Pa.C.S. 1101 et seq. (the Act), states that Northampton County is required to pay all funds that were uncommitted from the Local Share Municipal Gaming Grants by the end of each fiscal year to the Economic Development or Redevelopment Authority. The NCGR&ERA has established the Uncommitted Funds Municipal Gaming Grant Program for the purpose of awarding uncommitted funds.

  • APPLICATION PROCEDURESCompletion of Uncommitted Funds Grant Application

    Application must include all requested information to be considered

    Application must be submitted electronically to NCDCED

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  • APPLICATION PROCEDURESDeadline for submission is 4:00 p.m. on July 27, 2012

    One application per eligible applicant (limit includes joint applications)

    Requests cannot exceed $50,000 (joint applications may total the number of municipalities x $50,000)

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  • APPLICATION NARRATIVEA project narrative must be submitted with application

    Narratives must be typed and on a separate page from the application

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  • APPLICATION NARRATIVENarratives must include the following information:

    Description of project, the need, objective and projected outcomesDescription of local & community supportSchedule & detailed timelineBudget to include basis of costs & sources of fundingProfessional or expert studies, analyses (if applicable)

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  • ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

    (Authorities & Non-Profit Entities are Ineligible)*ALL Northampton County Municipalities

  • ELIGIBLE CATEGORIESPublic Infrastructure ImprovementsFacilities (owned by municipality)Public Emergency Services, Public Health & Public SafetyHuman Services

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  • PROCEDURES FOR ACCESSING FUNDSA grant agreement between the grantee and the Authority will be required prior to release of grant funding. Funding will be released only if the applicant is in compliance with all previously awarded grants. All grant agreements will include provisions and conditions appropriate to the project to be funded.*

  • NCGR&ERA staff will review applications to ensure that each applicant and proposed project meets eligibility requirements.

    NCGR&ERA staff reserve the right to request additional information from the applicant as needed, even after the deadline.

    *PROCEDURES FOR AWARDING GRANTS

  • Applicants will be asked to present at a public meeting of the Authority on the funding request so the Authority may question the project.

    Upon awarding of grants, funding will be administered by NCDCED.

    *PROCEDURES FOR AWARDING GRANTS

  • PROGRAM INQUIRIESAlicia Miller KarnerPhone: (610) 559-3200, option 3Fax: (610) 559-3775 faxakarner@northamptoncounty.orgwww.northamptoncounty.org

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  • QUESTIONS & COMMENTS

    THANK YOU!*

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