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Update on PA Statewide Small Business Grants

The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. The Pennsylvania CDFI Network, a coalition of 17 Commu …Read More »

Gov. Wolf: Eight More Counties (including Monroe) Going Green on June 19

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that eight more counties will move to the green phase of reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 19. These counties include Dauphin, Franklin, Huntingdon, Luzerne, Monroe, Perry, Pike, and Sc …Read More »

PUA Only Helpline Now Open

The Department of Labor and Industry recently opened a new phone line to help Pennsylvanians who have questions or concerns pertaining to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. Claimants can call 855-284-8545 for assistance from 8 a.m. to …Read More »

Celebrate Kindness on 1-4-3 Day !

In times of uncertainty, simple acts of kindness mean the most. On May 22, Pennsylvania will be celebrating the second annual 1-4-3 Day in PA with a call to all Pennsylvanians to show kindness to essential workers and neighbors in honor of Fred Rogers. …Read More »

Monroe County Commissioners partner with PMEDC to fund COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program

Stroudsburg – Monroe County continues to battle COVID-19. Every day, more cases are reported in our community by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.  People are aware of the effect COVID-19 has had on them and their families including shortages of s …Read More »

PA COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program Applications Suspended

PMEDC has been notified by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) that the program has been suspended effective immediately due to the overwhelming response and number of applications received.  In Monroe County alone, we have r …Read More »

SBA & Treasury Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds

Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have initiat …Read More »

CARES Act Information

If you are a small business affected by the COVID-19 crisis, here is a Small Business Owner’s Guide to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) just passed by Congress. Download the document here:  SBA CARES Act

COVID-19 Working Capital Loan Program Available

PMEDC is currently taking applications for the COVID-19 Working Capital Loan program from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development.  COVID19WorkingCapitalAccess-Guidelines_2020 The available funds will likely go very quickly.  Here are …Read More »

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