FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi due to Severe Storms

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding and mudslides from Feb. 10 to Feb. 18, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state, tribal, and eligible […]

EDA: $700,000 Invested to Support Tribal Disaster Recovery Efforts in Oklahoma

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $700,000 grant to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Concho, Oklahoma, to advance long-term economic recovery and resilience planning efforts following the 2018 wildfires. The EDA grant will be matched with $307,604 in local investment. “The Trump […]

EDA: $539,788 Invested to Advance Disaster Recovery Efforts in Butte County, CA

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $539,788 grant to the County of Butte, California, to develop and implement a business resiliency strategy and a long-term regional economic recovery plan. “The Trump Administration is working diligently to support communities impacted by natural disasters to […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for American Samoa

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the territory of American Samoa to supplement territorial and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020 and continuing. Federal funding is available to territorial and eligible local […]

EDA: $1 Million Invested to Support Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Efforts in Barnstable County, MA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1 million grant to Barnstable County, acting through the Cape Cod Commission, Massachusetts, to assess the impact of coastal storms and flooding on the region and to improve local economic planning and […]

EDA: $3.5 Million to Support Disaster and Economic Resiliency Efforts in Westby, WI

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.5 million grant to the city of Westby, Wisconsin, to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to expand the city’s industrial park and protect businesses from severe weather events. The EDA grant, to […]

EDA: $1.1 Million Invested to Support Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Efforts in Puerto Rico Opportunity Zones

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, to hire three Disaster Recovery Coordinators to execute disaster recovery efforts throughout the entire Commonwealth. The project, to be […]