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Thank You for Applying.
Round 2 opened on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 and your application will be reviewed as part of Round 2. 

Please note:
All Round 1 applicants should check their email including SPAM/JUNK folders for a determination email from 


Applicants are encouraged to add to their contacts or “safe senders” list and check Spam folders periodically after application submission to keep the process moving.


Here is what will happen next.

Completed Applicant Information and Attestation Forms will be reviewed within fourteen (14) business days. 

If an applicant meets all pre-eligibility screening criteria, they will receive a link to a secure, shared folder along with detailed instructions to upload supplementary documentation. The link will be sent to eligible applicants no later than fourteen (14) business days following submission of the Applicant Information and Attestation Form. The link will be sent directly to the applicant’s email address from one of the following email addresses:


  1. Applicants should then upload all required documents. After all uploaded documents are reviewed, the applicant will receive a confirmation of completion OR a confirmation of non-eligibility no later than fourteen (14) business days following document upload. Have questions about uploading? Click this link to download PDF instructions or watch a short video.

  2. Complete applications will be reviewed over a period of 60-90 days with priority consideration to businesses operating in qualified census tracts and disadvantaged business enterprises (Minority-owned, Woman-owned and Veteran owned).

  3. Successful applicants will then receive a grant agreement package with full program details, terms and conditions. They will authorize the agreement to use all funding in accordance with the program.

  4. After the agreement is fully executed, successful applicants will receive the grant funds via a direct deposit to their bank account. 

  5. Applicants must keep a record of how the grant funds were spent and be prepared to submit any validating documentation to the funder if requested. Records must be kept for 5 (five) years.

Applicants are encouraged to share this website and application link with colleagues, family, or friends who own businesses that meet eligibility criteria.


Click the Play Button Below to Watch a Short Video

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Questions about the process?

Infusing federal resources into our local small businesses infrastructure is vital for the economic wellbeing of Luzerne County. Every effort is being made to administer the County’s allocated ARPA Funds in a fair and compliant manner that meets all federal distribution requirements.


Applicants are encouraged to share this website and application link with colleagues, family or friends who own businesses that meet eligibility criteria.

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