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COVID-19 Grant Application Deadline is Wednesday


There’s still time for Luzerne County small businesses and nonprofit organizations

affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for grant dollars!


Penn’s Northeast, in partnership with Luzerne County and the Community First Fund, recently announced $11 million in grants will be available that came from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act disbursed through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.


John Augustine, President and CEO of Penn’s Northeast, said the application process will end Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.


Of the $11 million in grants, $8 million are available to for-profit small businesses that have less than $500,000 in revenue and fewer than 15 full-time employees and $3 million is available to nonprofit organizations.


To apply, go to or


Contact the writer:, 570-821-2115, @CVAllabaugh

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