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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The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) presented Keystone College with a $75,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant. The project provides students with the necessary equipment to provide critical skills training in high demand workforce occupations and support entrepreneurial opportunities, especially relative to natural gas extraction, transportation and […]more info
NEPA Alliance staff presented a check to New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Allentown and Reading for $172,102 to assist in the launch of the statewide PA Online Broadband & Technology Training (OBTT) program. New Horizons, which is headquartered in Pittston and employs 35 individuals, won the contract through a competitive bidding process. […]more info
NEPA Alliance presents USDA Rural Development and Economic Development Administration (EDA) small business loan funds of $140,000 to Susquehanna Brewing Company (SBC). Susquehanna Brewing Company received financing from the USDA Rural Development and NEPA-RLF Loan Fund capitalized by the Economic Development Administration to purchase machinery and equipment. These loan funds are managed by NEPA Alliance […]more info
NEPA Alliance Business Finance Corporation presented loan funds to Mann Lake, Ltd in the amount of $580,000 from the Small Business Administration 504 Loan Program. Mann Lake is an employee owned company and one of the largest manufacturers of wholesale beekeeping supplies in the US. Mann Lake recently purchased a $1.45 million facility using a […]more info
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) presented Northampton Community College (NCC) with a $100,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant to purchase equipment and supplies to support post secondary workforce development programs in the Information and Communications sectors. ARC funding was requested to revitalize, upgrade, and expand […]more info
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