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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Whittco, Inc. doing business as Hydra-Tech Pumps, a veteran owned small business located in Nesquehoning, PA, was recently awarded a contract by the General Services Administration (GSA). The contract award allows Hydra-Tech Pumps to directly list their products on the GSA Schedule allowing government agencies to buy directly from Hydra-Tech Pumps instead of through a […]more info
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance held its Annual Dinner on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, Pocono Manor, PA. The dinner was attended by over 325 business and community leaders from around the region. During the dinner, NEPA presented the NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award. The award is presented to an agency, group […]more info
NEPA Alliance presents USDA Rural Development and Economic Development Administration (EDA) small business loan funds of $195,000 to Hawk Mountains Labs (HML). Hawk Mountain Labs received financing from the USDA Rural Development and the Tri-District Loan Fund, capitalized by the Economic Development Administration Loan Fund, to purchase machinery and equipment. These loan funds are managed […]more info
The NEPA Alliance held the annual Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) 2015 Government Contracting Showcase on April 9, 2015 at Northampton Community College – Monroe Campus, in Tannersville, a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified campus. The half day event was well attended with 24 exhibitors including representatives from economic development, government […]more info
On Friday, March 27 businesses from Luzerne County heard from representatives from Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP) based in Luzerne County who are providers of various types of business development services. The event was targeted to startups, entrepreneurs, small and large businesses looking to expand or locate their business. PREP Partners making presentations included […]more info
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) presented Misericordia University with a $50,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant. This project was recommended for ARC funding by the NEPA Alliance and the Pennsylvania Office of Appalachian Development. ARC funding for equipment acquisition will augment the teaching and learning for […]more info