One Town to Town Mini Grant is awarded on the 15th of each month to a local nonprofit or a community group partnered with a local nonprofit for a project that helps our residents enjoy a higher quality of life. Please use the application below to submit your project for consideration.
The Mid Mon Valley Council Of Governments held an informational meeting January 31st, 2019 at the MVA Offices. The First official meeting was scheduled for March 24th, 2019 at 4pm. The Mon Valley Independent provided an article covering the discussion. A central location is still be secured and will be announced ... READ MORE
Thank you to all for joining us at our second Annual Gathering. We appreictae your support and look forward to continuing our partnerships to build a better Mon Valley.READ MORE
Proceeds from the Mon Valley-Opoly Paint and Sip will go towards Mon Valley Alliance Foundation’s (MVAF) Community Development Fund that is implementing a mini-grant program for local individuals and businesses. MVAF will be awarding five separate $250 grants until the end of 2018 under a rolling application system. Mini-grant applications are due by ... READ MORE
Charleroi, PA, February 19, 2018 – The Mon Valley Alliance (MVA) announced today the election of two additional community leaders to its fifteen-member Board of Directors.
Donna Weckoski and Jeremy Wallace were elected by the current members of the Board and began serving their terms January 1, 2018.
“I am pleased to welcome our new board members ... READ MORE
Charleroi, PA, February 9, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Water Trail Partnership has named the Mon Valley Alliance (MVA) as the managing organization for the Monongahela River Water Trail.
The Pennsylvania Water Trails Partnership, which manages the Pennsylvania Water Trails Program, is made up of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Pennsylvania Fish and ... READ MORE
Mon River Towns joins with Mon Valley Alliance
to host briefing on emerging development opportunities
Event aims to jumpstart discussions on opportunities in the Valley
Charleroi, PA, April 20, 2017 – The Mon River Towns Program and the Mon Valley Alliance (MVA) will host a breakfast briefing for commercial real estate professionals to provide information on ... READ MORE
Alta Vista is a designated Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ). This means that qualified companies will not be responsible for most local and state taxes until 2023, including:
An incentive program that provides tax credits to private companies investing in rehabilitating, expanding, or improving buildings or land located within designated enterprise zones.
Real property improvements such as rehab, expansion or physical improvements to buildings or land resulting in jobs created or retained.
Tax credits equal 25% of amount invested; Up to $500,000 total tax credits ... READ MORE
A $1,000-per-job tax credit to create new jobs in the state within three years.
Tax credits used to offset various business tax liabilities.
$1,000-per-job tax credit to approved businesses that agree to create jobs within three years. Twenty-five percent of the tax credits allocated each year must go to businesses with less than 100 employees.