Partnerships are critical for community-based economic development. At the Alliance we value the critical partnerships we work hard to create and maintain.

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Adams County Office of Planning
The Alliance has partnered with Adams County Office of Planning & Development (ACOPD) to facilitate discussions with all 34 municipalities and the 6 school districts across Adams County as part of a community outreach effort.

Adams County Technical Institute

Adams County Technical Institute
The Adams County Technical Institute provides hands-on career and technical education to juniors and seniors. Their Pennsylvania Department of Education-approved programs are provided through Adams County high schools, operating together with colleges and technical schools. Students in Adams County attend for free.


South Central Community Action Programs
The South Central Community Action Program’s mission is to empower, engage, and cultivate community action, creating innovative and effective solutions to end poverty!

Adams County Community Foundation

Adams County Community Foundation
The Adams County Community Foundation was created to promote and facilitate charitable giving and to build a permanent endowment for the Adams County community.

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EDC Finance Corporation
The EDC Finance Corporation is the Alliance’s strategic partner that provides SBA (Small Business Administration) 504 Loans to businesses located in Adams County for real estate and equipment projects. Contact Kaycee Kemper, Vice President, for more information!

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Destination Gettysburg
The team at Destination Gettysburg generates a positive awareness of the community, assists with professional development, collects tourism-based research for new and expanding businesses and assists in developing business partnerships.

Gettysburg-Adams Chamber of Commerce
The Gettysburg-Adams Chamber of Commerce supports the local business community by promoting diverse economic opportunities through advocacy, networking and information. The Chamber is our community’s small business advocate.

New Oxford Chamber of Commerce
The New Oxford Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer-based non profit organization that supports the business community in the greater New Oxford area in Adams County.

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Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg Area Community College- Gettysburg Campus is Adams County’s workforce development partner and local community college. HACC provides top-notch education with the ease and flexibility necessary for today’s student.

Main Street Gettysburg
Main Street Gettysburg is a non-profit organization committed to the preservation and revitalization of Historic Gettysburg for the benefit of its citizens, businesses, and visitors. Main Street offers small, low-interest loans for façade improvements for business in the Borough.

The Manufacturer’s Association
South Central Pennsylvania’s manufacturer’s resource and a regional trade organization, serving more than 350-member companies located within a ten-county region of Pennsylvania as well as three counties in Maryland.

Mantec, Inc.
Mantec, Inc. is South Central Pennsylvania’s leading manufacturing training & certification provider. Providing services such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, MANTEC is a necessary partner for manufacturers in South Central Pennsylvania.


Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Shippensburg University provides no-cost confidential consulting and low-cost training to small business owners and potential entrepreneurs in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin and York counties.

South Central PA PREP
The South Central PA PREP team was recently awarded the ENGAGE! contract from the Department of Community & Economic Development and the Department of Labor & Industry to implement and execute a business calling program for Southcentral Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development Center
Pennsylvania has the resources to help your business succeed. It goes beyond our skilled workforce, prime location, and exceptional quality of life — here, we mean business. Programs available for real estate and equipment purchases, and so much more.

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ScPA Works
ScPA Works mission is to unlock the human talent that drives the development of businesses and individuals. This is possible by building a productive network of business, economic development, and community partners to create a demand driven opportunity engine for our region.