EDI serves as DCED's Middle East regional office

The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is to foster opportunities for businesses to grow and for communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania citizens while assuring transparency and accountability in the expenditure of public funds.

Why PA?

Pennsylvania's competitive cost of living, world class universities and research institutions, close proximity to New York and the east cost, and it's great support to local businesses makes it the ideal location



Pennsylvania provides a large number of resources and incentives geared specifically towards fledgling companies that offer expert assistance, tax credits, site searches and more to bolster fast growth and stability.


Financial Incentives

Pennsylvania's Department of Community & Economic Development offers an array of different funding programs, grants, loans, tax credits and other incentives to help businesses succeed in Pennsylvania.


Business Assistance

The state of Pennsylvania can help connect you with the right partners and services providers across the state to ensure you have access to all the opportunities and tools to help you and your business succeed.