If you are a Northeastern Pennsylvania-based small business or nonprofit in need of financial assistance, review the eligibility requirements and criteria below.



  • Must be a Northeast Pennsylvania business (either for-profit or nonprofit)
  • Must have been operating for at least one (1) year
  • Must have between 1 and 20 employees
  • Must have experienced challenges from COVID-19
  • Must want to keep workforce going strong
  • Must have desire to connect with more customers
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to our community


In addition to basic company profile and an overview of your current financial situation, the business will:

  • Provide EIN numbers (for-profit) or proof of non-profit status
  • Write a short profile (Can be written by an employee, owner, or customer)
    • Share what makes your business stand out
    • Share photos and your logo – Pictures are worth a thousand words!
  • Create a persuasive video pitch and make it count! (Optional)
    • Send your 2-minute video to support the integrity of your application
  • Share what are you currently doing to ensure your employees’ and customers’ safety
    • Tell us how your actions are impacting morale


  • Quality and integrity of application
  • Need for funding / critical support
  • Likely success of this business moving forward
  • Relevance to the Boost Business NEPA-identified community needs


Please email all materials to


Please note: Awards of critical support services and/ or ‚Äčfinancial assistance is based solely on available funds raised through Boost Business