JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ Plus) — The JARI Progress Fund (JGF) was awarded $1,281,900 by the Appalachian Regional Fee (ARC) to additional improve entrepreneurship all through the area.
JGF, in parternship with Johnstown Regional Industries (JARI), Southern Alleghenies Planning and Improvement Fee (SAP&DC), the Alleghenies Angel Fund and different personal lenders are set to offer technical help to companies and entry to the brand new Alleghenies Microloan Fund.
The funds might be out there to entrepreneurs in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset counties.
“The JARI Progress Fund is grateful and excited to obtain ARC POWER funding to help
entrepreneurship. I wish to thank the ARC for supporting this vital part of our financial improvement program,” stated Linda Thomson, President of JARI in a press launch. “It’s a pleasure to companion with ARC and the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Improvement Fee to develop our area.”
“This vital funding from ARC will assist us broaden the influence that we’re having within the area by permitting us to assist extra entrepreneurs obtain their desires. We now have discovered that companies began in our area usually keep in our area. Serving to us all create extra jobs and permitting us to retain individuals. So, thanks as soon as once more to ARC, JARI Progress Fund and our different companions for this chance,” stated Steve Howsare, Government Director, SAP&DC and Chair of the JARI Progress Fund Board.
Extra details about the loans and apply could be discovered by clicking here.