Ben Franklin Partners Challenge Grant Program (Pennsylvania)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Pennsylvania|
|Name||Ben Franklin Partners Challenge Grant Program (Pennsylvania)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Grant Program|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Implementing Sector|| State/Province
|Program Administrator||Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)|
|Primary Website|| http://www.newpa.com/Ben%20Frankling%20Technology%20Partners
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The Ben Franklin Technology Partner's Challenge Grant and Alternative Energy Development Program (AEDP) provides funds to businesses through the four Ben Franklin Technology Partners for access to capital, business expertise, technology commercialization services to advance the development of new technologies and for the generation, conservation, and transportation of alternative and clean energy.
The BFTDA Centers receive funding to award to entrepreneurs, start-up and early-stage companies, established companies, investors, higher education and research and BFTP alumni companies. Grants may be used for direct company investments, business and technical support, technology and entrepreneurial infrastructure, and administrative expenses. For further information and program requirements, please see the guidelines: BenFranklinTechnologyPartners_Guidelines_10-2.pdf.
|Department||Department of Community and Economic Development|
|Address|| Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North Street, 4th Floor, Harrisburg, PA, 17120-0225
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Alternative Energy Development Program|
|Date Effective|| 2013