We’re proud to have served our counties for the last 25 years and look forward to many more years of service. Progress is our game.

About Us


The Progress Authority provides economic development technical assistance to address the needs of business. Its staff of highly motivated professionals has established a track record of excellence in working with businesses. We have had great success in leveraging incentive grant programs with low-interest loan financing to provide attractive financing packages for business development projects, infrastructure upgrades and workforce development programs.

Our Programs


The Progress Authority is an economic development organization serving Bradford and Susquehanna Counties, Pennsylvania. We focus on direct projects involving Industrial Development, Small Business Development, Business Financing, Public Infrastructure Development, Site Preparation, Marketing, and Workforce Development for the benefit of our community. The Progress Authority has worked to address business needs and expansion opportunities through advocacy, funding assistance, and project facilitation since 1993. We own and operate the One Progress Plaza building in downtown Towanda, PA.

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