Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA)

As a Certified Economic Development Organization, the Northwest Commission is able to administer funds on behalf of the State.  The PIDA Board has made financing available to qualifying Pennsylvania small businesses at a 5.25% rate fixed for the term of the loan.  Adjustable rates are also available.  These rates are good for completed loan applications received through September 30, 2024.

Eligible applicants include:
  • Manufacturing or Industrial Business
  • Hospitality Enterprise
  • Commercial & Service Enterprise
  • Child Day-Care
  • Agriculture Enterprise or Agriculture Producer
  • Service Enterprises located in Economically Distressed Areas
 Click here for additional information on guidelines and eligibility