NEPA Alliance is committed to working with regional small businesses and non-profits during the continued uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). In cooperation with state and federal agencies, NEPA is offering loan assistance programs to businesses and non-profits.
Information on the assistance programs and the Coronavirus can be found on NEPA’s COVID-19 Response site.
The NEPA Alliance, a regional community and economic development agency, serves the seven counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania including Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne. NEPA Alliance services include Business Financing, Government Contracting Assistance, International Trade Assistance, Non Profit Assistance, Transportation Planning, Research and Information, and Local Government Services.
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Congressman Meuser announced that Orwigsboro Borough received an $819,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Access Road Grant to improve Industrial Drive and Long Avenue for economic development. The project will improve 11 businesses and create an estimated 349 jobs in Orwigsburg and Schuylkill County. The project is being completed to address the problem with storm water, […]more info
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance held a Networking Reception on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, 250 Kalahari Blvd, Pocono Manor, PA. The Reception was attended by over 200 business and community leaders from around the region. During the Reception, NEPA presented the NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award. The award is presented to […]more info
U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) visited Johnson College with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA Alliance) to announce a $75,000 federal grant for Johnson College through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to help them expand workforce training in skilled trades. The school will use the funds to establish a Mobile Training Laboratory to provide hands-on learning […]more info
NEPA was honored to host a meeting with Angelo Valletta, President & CEO and Ken Okrepkie from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA. Congratulations to Angelo on his new position as President & CEO. NEPA looks forward to working with you both in the future. Pictured from left: Stephen Ursich, NEPA Alliance; Kurt […]more info
The NEPA Board of Directors met virtually on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 with special guests Steve D’Ettorre, Deputy Secretary for Technology and Investment at DCED, Neil Fowler, Executive Director, PA DCED Office of Technology and Innovation Ctr. for Strategic Partnerships and Cassandra Coleman, Executive Director, America250Pa. On behalf of the NEPA Board & Staff we […]more info
“NEPA is honored to work with the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, NEPA Moves and COLTS to provide funding to support transit to work programming that seeks to eliminate transportation barriers. Through the creativity of our multi-partner team, NEPA provided 4 grants, totaling $16,250, to aid the NEPA MOVES initiative,” according to Jeffrey Box, President […]more info
Alana Roberts, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities, presented $10,000 from the PPL Foundation to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center (NCAC). The sustaining grant allows NCAC and its affiliate, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA), to continue to provide various community and economic development programs and services to businesses, nonprofits and local governments […]more info
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) presented Artists In Motion To Go, LLC with a loan. Artists In Motion To Go, LLC received a loan through the NEPA Alliance Tri-District EDA loan fund for the purchase of land and building to expand their business. Other project funds consisted of loan funds from Miners Bank and an equity […]more info