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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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
NEPA Alliance presents Economic Development Administration (EDA) small business loan funds of $56,250 to Hydrodynamics. Hydrodynamics received financing from the Tri-District Loan Fund capitalized by the Economic Development Administration to purchase an industrial building to house its operation. These loan funds are managed by NEPA Alliance in our region. This funding will allow Hydrodynamics to […]more info
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