EDA: $3.8 Million Invested to Help Rebuild Following Natural Disaster in Lancaster, SC Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.8 million grant to the Lancaster County Water and Sewer District of South Carolina, to help support the Regional Wastewater Collection Rehabilitation project. The grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and […]

EDA: $2.1 Million Invested to Aid Communities Impacted by Natural Disaster in Missouri

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $2.1 million in the state of Missouri to make critical disaster relief improvements needed after 2017 flooding. The grants, to be matched with more than $41,000 in local investment, are expected to help […]

EDA: $150,000 Invested to Advance Broadband Disaster Resiliency Efforts in Jasper, TX

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $600,000 grant to the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, Jasper, Texas, to help complete an engineering plan needed to prepare for the development of rural broadband infrastructure critical. The EDA grant will be matched with $150,000 […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Arkansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding from June 23-24, 2019. The President’s action makes federal funding available to the state, eligible local […]

SBA: Learn How to Prepare for Disaster at Upcoming Twitter Chat, Webinar

 September is National Preparedness Month. The U.S. Small Business Administration  has partnered with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety  to help organizations become more aware of their risks in the event of a disaster while also helping them develop business continuity plans to support rebuilding and recovery of operations.  Advance preparation is […]