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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We are pleased to announce the launch of the Northeast Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership, a new initiative designed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) and the NEPA Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP) team members. PA DCED Secretary Alan Walker visited the region on October 22 announcing the launch of […]more info
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance held its Annual Dinner on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at The Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Wilkes-Barre, PA. The dinner was attended by over 300 business and community leaders from around the region. During the dinner, NEPA presented the NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award. The award is presented […]more info
NEPA’s 16th Annual “Bringing the World to Northeastern Pennsylvania” was a great success. On Monday, September 22, 2014, 35 businesses from Northeastern Pennsylvania met with Pennsylvania’s 16 Trade Advisors from around the world at the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The 35 businesses generated over 150 one-on-one meetings with […]more info
NEPA Alliance presented small business loan funds to the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) in the amount of $75,000 from the Economic Development Administration / NEPA Revolving Loan Fund and $50,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Loan Fund for the purchase and installation of an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) unit in conjunction with […]more info
The Luzerne Foundation/USDA Rural Development Shickshinny Business Revolving Loan Fund presented Miss Ashley’s Beach House, Inc. a loan in the amount $13,500 for flood-related expenses that were incurred in 2011-2012 from Tropical Storm Lee, as well as the installation of artificial turf in the outside play area of the daycare. These funds were sourced from […]more info
The NEPA Alliance held its annual Procurement Technical Assistance Center 2014 Government Contracting Showcase on April 24, 2014 at the Woodlands Inn, Wilkes-Barre, PA. The one day event was well attended with over 20 exhibitors including representatives from economic development, government agencies, and private businesses. The Showcase attracted over 100 attendees and was deemed to […]more info