Penn State's Center for Economic and Community Development helps create new opportunities for people living throughout Pennsylvania.

Economic Development

The center works closely with regions and communities seeking to strengthen their economy through both new opportunities and retaining and enhancing existing businesses.

Land Use

The center provides educational assistance and analysis to communities confronting the complex facets of individual and community land-use decisions.

Local Government Finance

The center provides assistance in understanding local tax policy and available options.

Community Development

The center assists communities with needs assessment, asset building, and community planning.