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CentralPAWorks Centre County Whole-Homes Repair Scholarship & Grants

Through American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, The Whole-Homes Repair (WHR) Program was created to assist homeowners with home repairs, energy efficiency, case management services and to support workforce development efforts in Centre County. 


The Centre County WHR Program is administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development(DCED) and locally by Centre County Government's Office of Adult Services.  The Builders Association of Central PA is proud to partner with both organizations to oversee the workforce development program through their CentralPAWorks initiative. This joint effort signifies a commitment to incentivize engagement with home remodeling, to foster a skilled residential construction workforce and to improve living conditions in Centre County. 


Applications for the first round of the Centre County Whole-Homes Repair Scholarship & Grant Program are being accepted through Friday, August 2, 2024.

Academic Scholarships

Applicant must be enrolled in a post-secondary program that focuses on residential construction.

Graduation Caps

Who is Eligible:

-Must be a Centre County resident

-Available to first year students only starting Fall 2024


-Complete application

-Two adult references


-Documentation of furthering education in the residential construction industry.


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CentralPAWorks Job Fair

Thank you to our sponsors, participating companies and attendees!

Presented by:

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Community Education

Engaging with K-8 students through guest speaking, hands-on activities, and promoting workforce awareness.


Career Training

For grades 9-12 and adults, focusing on workforce development training, do-it-yourself training center, and career exploration.

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Get Involved

Get involved by making a donation, becoming a member, or being a guest speaker at career training events.

Make a Difference

Businesses and strategic community partners can help the WFD labor shortage by getting involved in a variety of ways. Help secure our industries long-term success today.

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