Bedford County recently received grants to benefit local taxpayers. These grants include:
- $234,627 in Community Development Block Grant Funding for the Year 2017 that will provide funding for community wide projects.
- $5, 767 for the Pennsylvania Veterans Trust Fund that will allow the County to provide additional outreach events for veterans.
- $900,698 to install a solar system at the Bedford County Correctional Facility. It is estimated the County saves $5.3 million in cumulative energy costs over the next 30 years, with an estimated $87,000 in the first year.