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Monroe County Re-Opens COVID-19 Grant Program

The first round of funding through the Monroe County COVID-19 County Relief Block Grant is wrapping up, with over 150 businesses and community entities qualifying for grant awards. There is still money available for those businesses, municipal and nonp …Read More »

Monroe County Transit Authority Announces the Commission of Three New Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Buses

Swiftwater, PA – Friends and colleagues of The Monroe County Transportation Authority, also known as the Pocono Pony, gathered Thursday, September 17, 2020 to commission three new public transit buses and a CNG fueling station. The buses are American m …Read More »

Free Webinar Series offered for Home-Based Child Care Business

Join the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in a 3-session webinar training to learn the necessary steps to start a home-based day care business. “Starting small” provides the opportunity to test the waters to make sure tha …Read More »

New Program Announced: COVID-19 Hazard Pay Grant

Governor Wolf announced on July 16, 2020 the availability of $50M in grant funding through the COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program. This program was established to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations during th …Read More »

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 »

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 »

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