Blair County PA Incentive Zones

Below is a listing of zones in Blair County that offer incentives. In addition to these zones, there may be additional grants and tax credit programs available including; Opportunity Grants, R&D Tax Credits, Job & Workforce Related Grants/Credits. To determine what programs are available for your specific project please contact our offices for a consultation.

  • Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZ)
    Blair County has designated “tax free” zones called Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZ). These targeted growth zones are exempt from state, local, and county taxes for a defined period of time.
  • Enterprise Zones (EZ)
    Blair County’s Enterprise Zone includes the entire City of Altoona, Hollidaysburg Borough, Duncansville Borough, and portions of Blair and Allegheny Townships. Eligible businesses operating within the zone can apply for specialized low interest loans and tax credits.
  • Keystone Innovation Zones (KIZ)
    Blair County KIZs are geographic regions in the county designated to benefit new and emerging companies less than 8 years in age. Benefits include tax credits (that can be sold) and access to university and business development support.