City of Scranton to Present $339,000 in Loan to Grant Awards Members News October 31, 2023 Scranton Mayor Paige G. Cognetti is announcing $339,000 in HUD (CDBG) funds for the development of three Scranton-based small businesses. WHAT: Members of the media are invited to a press conference including Mayor Cognetti and multiple grant recipients. WHEN: Friday, October 27, 2023, at 3 p.m. WHERE: Mutant Brewing, 121 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503 WHY: New Scranton businesses applied for funding through the Loan to Grant Program through the City of Scranton’s Office of Economic and Community Development (OECD). After a thorough review, a group of three local businesses has been selected to receive grant funding. In the last three years, the City has awarded $989,000 in funds to Scranton businesses from the Loan to Grant Program.