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The purpose of Pike Forward is to provide resources that will help our County's residents, businesses, visitors, municipalities, first responders, and nonprofits safely reopen so that we can use and enjoy the tremendous assets of Pike County, Pennsylvania.

Funding Opportunities from Pike County


There are several sources of funding available. You may be eligible for more than one type of funding. If you are not sure which to apply for, or if you need assistance with your application, contact Robert Ruiz at (570) 296-3434 or send him an email.

Apply by August 28, 2020


Small business forgivable loan program


personal protective equipment (PPE) fund

Click on the charts to the right to learn more about all of the funding opportunities available to assist you.

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This website is a public service of the Board of Commissioners of Pike County, Pennsylvania. We want our residents to be healthy, our businesses to remain viable, our visitors to look forward to their next trip, and for local organizations and agencies to have the resources needed to successfully respond to COVID-19. 


Matthew M. Osterberg



Ronald L. Schmalzle

Vice Chairman


Steve Guccini


Click here to view updates from the Commissioners

Letter to the community about CARES Act funding

Small Business Loans

Pike County is making forgivable loans available to eligible small businesses. Click here to learn more. 

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A Plan to Reopen


Pike County 

attention nonprofits

Pike County is currently reviewing all applications received for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. Applications were due June 9, 2020.


Fill out this form to help Pike County make decisions related to COVID-19