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A Message from the NEPA Alliance regarding COVID-19 Small Business Financing Assistance

Editor's Note:  Any questions should be directed to the NEPA Alliance through the links at the bottom of the page.  Please do not call Dingman Township.


March 19, 2020


COVID-19 Small Business Financing Assistance


Our communities and businesses in the NEPA Region continue to feel the increased impact of COVID-19. NEPA Alliance has been engaged since the onset of this outbreak to be sure businesses stayed informed and know what assistance is available.  NEPA will assist with the following:

  • Federal:
    • SBA will soon have the Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance available for businesses. These loans can be used to cover expenses still incurred during the shutdown period. For more information on SBA Disaster Loan Assistance Programs, please click here.
  • State:
    • The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority will provide up to $100,000 to eligible small businesses at 0% interest with no payments due for 12 months after funding. NEPA is currently awaiting guidance from PIDA on the application process and more information will be available shortly. NEPA will assist all business with these applications.
  • Local:
    • NEPA Alliance has 11 small business loan programs that are available to assist small businesses during this time. Please contact us if you are interested.

Information relating to the available programs is changing rapidly, please be sure to check NEPA Alliance's social media, website and media releases for any updates about the various programs noted above. Contact to be added to an emailing data base for the most recent updates.


Contact Information: 570-655-5581 or 866-758-1929


Please contact any member of our Finance Team

Stephen Ursich - (570) 891-4649

Kenneth Doolittle - (570)891-4659

Donovan Klem - (570) 891-4668

Dave Nat - (570) 891-4651