EDA: $3.3 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Production of PPE and Develop Related Training in Lowell, MA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.3 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, to continue the production of PPE and to develop related training and curriculum, creating new job and economic […]

FEMA: Processing of COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Applications Begins

Today, FEMA begins processing applications for funeral assistance, helping ease some of the financial stress created by the COVID-19 pandemic. FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. […]

EDA: $2.7 Million Invested to Protect Commercial District Businesses from Flooding in Plymouth, NH

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.7 million grant to the town of Plymouth, New Hampshire, to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to protect businesses in the Downtown Commercial District from flooding. This EDA grant will be matched […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kentucky

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Kentucky to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe winter storms, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 8-19, 2021. Federal funding is also available to the commonwealth and eligible local governments […]

FEMA: President Biden Announces Major Disaster Declaration for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to supplement the tribe’s efforts in the areas affected by the COVID-19 pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing. The President’s action makes federal funding available for crisis counseling for the Poarch […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Louisiana

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe winter storms from Feb. 11-19, 2021. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Idaho

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Idaho to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by straight-line winds on Jan. 13, 2021.  The President’s action makes federal funding available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations […]

FEMA: Texas Winter Storm Survivors in 18 Additional Counties Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

Texas homeowners and renters in 18 additional counties who suffered damage from the winter storm that recently struck Texas may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as […]