GMS Clients in the News

SuperUser AccountThe working group (aka Dream Team) behind the North Chambersburg Improvements Project!

4 months ago

    Amy KaufmanCongratulations, Hanover Hospital! The hospital has just been awarded a $2 million RACP grant to support its new cardiac catheterization unit - saving hundreds of thousands in healthcare costs, and most importantly, saving lives!


      Amy KaufmanGMS is thrilled to welcome Marissa Price to the Economic Development team! Marissa has more than a decade of experience in the public funding/economic development field and is an exceptional addition to our team.


        Amy KaufmanCongratulations to Waynesboro Borough on its $205,000 grant for the Memorial Park Rehabilitation Project!


          Amy KaufmanCongratulations to Carroll Valley Borough!


            Amy KaufmanCongratulations to The Goldenberg Group and Oak Tree Development Group! Much anticipated Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) grants will help construction critical transportation infrastructure for the redevelopment of the Logan Triangle in Philadelphia and Growth Opportunity Area #2 (the Outin Tract) in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County.



              Amy KaufmanThere they are folks - the innovators and advocates, making things happen.



                Amy KaufmanNow let's move some dirt!


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                    Amy KaufmanDiesel thank you. Congratulations to the Chambersburg Fire Dept. who was just awarded a $122,664 FEMA AFG grant! It will fund the installation of source capture exhaust systems at its two stations to prevent firefighters from inhaling harmful diesel fumes on the job.

           Release - Chambersburg Fire Dept. Receives Federal Safety Grant (V3).pdf


                      Amy KaufmanAnother excellent infrastructure project just weeks from construction! Thanks to Act 89, Senator Rich Alloway's fervent advocacy and forward-thinking Borough management and leadership, Waynesboro motorists will soon enjoy a smooth ride on Fairview and Welty.


                        Amy KaufmanGMS is thrilled to welcome to the team, Christopher C. Houston, former Chief Counsel to DCED! Chris will serve as Senior Advisor to GMS' three service areas. Welcome aboard!


                          Amy KaufmanGreat news, Folks! Starting March 1, 2016, the CFA will be accepting new grant applications for Act 13 Programs (Marcellus Legacy Fund) aimed at flood mitigation, abandoned mine drainage, greenway/trails and recreation, well plugging, sewage facilities planning and watershed restoration.

                          Give us a call for more information! (717) 552-2639


                            Amy KaufmanCongratulations to the Borough of Chambersburg...again! In this challenging funding climate, BOC was just awarded a $150,000 DCNR C2P2 grant to install the long-awaited Nicholson Square Park - Phase I!


                              Amy KaufmanCongratulations, Chambersburg! $4.1 Million CMAQ grant to improve signalization throughout the community, enhancing traffic flow and safety.
                              This is going to be a fun one!



                                Amy KaufmanOur dedicated, successful, GMS team is growing!
                                HIRING NOW. We're looking for an economic development professional with at least 2 years of experience in municipal government, land development, grants management, writing, research or any related fields. Strong organization, research and writing skills are a must. If interested, please email Amy Kaufman at


                                  Amy KaufmanThe following article may be of interest to our municipal clients, particularly those in south central Pennsylvania. Authored by our friend and colleague, Scott Wyland, Managing Shareholder at Salzmann Hughes, P.C., the Keystone Tap Fall 2015 issue outlines the ongoing and seemingly unaddressed issues with non-point source agricultural nutrient runoff in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.


                                    Amy KaufmanWhen the check arrives....
                                    Robin Fitzpatrick, President of the ACIDA, presents the first RACP grant reimbursement to the Adams County Commissioners who provided bridge loan funding for site preparation at the Adams County Commerce Park to spur economic development in the center. An exceptional team and a fantastic client - congratulations.


                                      Amy KaufmanAt last! Congratulations to our client, The Goldenberg Group, a reputable, top-notch, talented team of real estate development professionals. Thanks to DCED, PennDOT, CFA & PIB for supporting this fantastic economic development project, and helping to overcome its extraordinary financial challenges.


                                        Amy KaufmanGMS was proud to sponsor the 2015 Gala for Camp Koala for Grieving Children. Our GMS colleagues and friends spent a fantastic evening with the volunteers and fellow supporters of this exceptional organization.


                                          Amy KaufmanAs we look more closely at Gov. Wolf's proposed budget, we’ve worked to identify funding increases (or cuts) that directly impact our clients. While these allocations will change considerably as negotiations continue, they do provide insight into the funding priorities of this Administration. We see particular emphasis on clean and renewable energy, manufacturing and small business support, economic development, water and sewer infrastructure and transportation. This link provides more detail.


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