NEPA Alliance-International Business Development

NEPA Alliance-Business Program

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PA 2-1-1 North East
General Information
Description of ServiceThe International Trade Program’s objective is to make businesses aware of the benefits of international trade and consequently more competitive in securing increased revenues.

NEPA provides:
-Direct assistance to help businesses become more
competitive in the global marketplace
-Help to businesses to become more aware of international
-Assistance to businesses new to global markets
-Assistance to more seasoned businesses
Geographical AreaCarbon, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne
Intake ProcedureCall for more information
Intake RequirementsCollateral and personal guarantees are required, as appropriate, for the particular loan request, NEPA collateral for each loan is reviewed on a case by case basis, NEPA Loans may be subordinate to commercial lenders, hazard insurance must equal the value of the assets pledged, life insurance assignments are generally required on owners or key management personnel, the borrower must pay all legal fees and any other closing costs, with the exception of the Microloan and Agriculture programs, one job must be created or retained three years from the closing date for every $25,000 in loan proceeds.
Client Information
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityGenerally, NEPA can fund manufacturers, industrial operations, research and development, computer related, hospitality-related (restaurants, hotels/motels, lodging facilities) destination sites including but not limited to historic heritage, cultural, sporting, amusement, nature, outdoor recreational for retail venue, daycare facilities, recyclers, construction enterprises, agricultural related enterprise, including production, agriculture, agribusiness, sale of farm commodities at wholesale , farmers’ market, energy related activities impacting production agriculture or agribusiness. Other business sectors, such as service or retail are also eligible for several NEPA loan programs. All businesses must be from Carbon, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill or Wayne county.
Hours of Operation 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 1151 Oak Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittston, PA 18640
Main Phone 570-655-5581
Other Phone 866-758-1929
Fax 570-654-5137
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
Affiliated Program: NEPA Alliance-Business Program
This Service: NEPA Alliance-International Business Development
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: International Business Development (TB-0900.8000-330)