The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) recently approved several grants to bolster economic activity in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. 

On March 18, PAsmart Grants were awarded for industry partnerships in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. The grants will be used to enhance education and training for workers and help match job skill sets with opportunities.

Local grants include:

Hospitality and Retail Partnership ($45,000)

Westmoreland-Fayette Logistics and Transportation Industry Partnerships ($45,000)

Southwest Corner Building and Construction Industry Partnership ($250,000)

Transportation and Logistics Industry Partnership ($250,000)

Pennsylvania Steel Alliance ($145,000)

Healthcare Industry Partnership ($45,000)

Financial Services Industry Partnership ($250,000)

Construction Industry Partnership ($250,000)