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Pennsylvania Small Business Advantage Grant

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Closed Indefinitely

Our sources indicate that this program is closed indefinitely and unlikely to reopen.

The Small Business Advantage Grant provides reimbursement grants ranging from 50% to 80% of eligible project costs to Pennsylvania small businesses to improve energy efficiency or reduce pollution or waste by: upgrading or replacing equipment or supplies; improving processes; or reducing runoff into affected waterways. Maximum grant award amounts will vary from up to $5,000 to up to $8,000, based on the environmental impact of the project and whether the project location is in an Environmental Justice Area in Pennsylvania.


Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a for-profit business and be taxed as a for-profit business in Pennsylvania.

  • Have a primary physical location or base of operations in Pennsylvania.

  • For trucking projects, the vehicle proposed for retrofit must operate at least 50% of the time in Pennsylvania.

  • Be registered to do business in Pennsylvania.

  • Have or obtain a Vendor Identification Number (also called an SAP Vendor Number) from the Pennsylvania Office of Budget.

  • Have 100 or fewer Full Time Equivalent (FTE) employees for the entire company or companies under common ownership/management.


Program is open until funds are exhausted.

Application Instructions

Read the Application Guidelines carefully, then apply online at


Release Date

October 7, 2022


March 24, 2023

Financial Instrument

Grant, Cost Share

Maximum Award Amount


Updated March 27, 2024

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