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MVA Foundation/GCCDC Awarded 1st Neighborhood Partnership Program in the Mid Mon Valley

6-Year plan approved by Governor Wolf to invest $1.5 million for community improvement projects and services

Front Left to Right: Ian Luluicci, KeyBank; Renee Bonari, KeyBank; Nathan B. Sommer, KeyBank; Dana Scarpino, UMPC Health Plan; Ali Doyle, the Governor's Regional Representative; John LaCarte, LaCarte Enterprises; Jamie Colecchi, MVA; Bud Cook, PA State Representative


Charleroi, PA, November 14, 2022 – The Mon Valley Alliance Foundation, the Greater Charleroi Community Development Corporation, and several nonprofits and business partners today announced details and funding for the first Neighborhood Partnership Program in the Mid Mon Valley, a six-year plan that will drive $1.5 million into Charleroi for community improvement projects and social services.

The Charleroi NPP proposal was approved as part of $35.9 million in tax credits awarded under the state Neighborhood Assistance Program through which private companies receive state tax credits for investing in non-profit projects. It was one of two new NPPs awarded in the 12-county Southwestern Pennsylvania region, bringing the total locally to 25, according to Johnna A. Pro, Regional Director for the state’s Depar