EDA: $3 Million Invested to Support Growth in Floyd County, IN

 Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to the Floyd County Commissioners of New Albany, Indiana, to make critical roadway infrastructure improvements needed to serve an industrial park that will support high-tech businesses. The EDA grant, […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Applauds the SEC’s Efforts to Encourage Main Street Investment in Opportunity Zones

SEC is also explaining how state and federal laws apply to Opportunity Zone fundraising U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today applauded the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent efforts to encourage Main Street capital investment in Opportunity Zones. In addition to providing guidance about participating in […]

EDA: $2 Million Invested to Help Build a Tribally-Owned Manufacturing and Warehouse Facility in Michigan

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to help construct a new manufacturing and warehouse facility that will serve as the foundation […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Support Workforce Training Efforts in Illinois

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois, to support development of its new Workforce Sustainability Center. This EDA grant will be matched with nearly $6 million in state […]

ABA: Experts Selected to Judge Top Banks in Corporate Social Responsibility

Deadline for Community Commitment Award entries extended to July 19 ​WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association Foundation today is pleased to announce the list of national experts responsible for judging the banking industry’s 2019 Community Commitment Awards. The CCA program recognizes banks of all sizes and charters across the country for […]

SBA: New Women’s Business Center Locations Provide Increased Opportunities for Idaho Women Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the ribbon cutting for the new Idaho Women’s Business Center (WBC). The new center, hosted by the Idaho Hispanic Foundation, will carry out the mission of helping women entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.  Operating under the Idaho Hispanic Foundation, the center will open […]

HUD: 2019 Winners of Healthy Homes Award Announced

Model programs in Rochester, New York and South Carolina earn HUD Secretary’s Award The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) today announced that two model programs are recipients of the HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes, an award recognizing excellence in making […]

HUD: John Marshall Law School and HUD Team Up to Launch National Fair Housing Training Academy

Partnership to cultivate next generation of civil rights professional The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is partnering with the John Marshall Law School in Chicago and Cloudburst Consulting Group, Inc., to develop the National Fair Housing Training Academy (NFHTA). The Academy will prepare […]

SBA: Funding Competition Announced for Organizations Providing Training to Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs

The  U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that non-profit organizations, state and local agencies, and institutions of higher learning are eligible to compete for funding of up to $150,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to  service-disabled veterans.  Up to six awardees will use the $300,000 in total funding to participate in the Service-Disabled […]

SBA: $100,000 Awarded to Veteran Owned Small Business Growth Pilot Training Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced a partnership with the Veteran Entrepreneurial Training and Resource Network (VETRN) to establish a pilot training program for military veterans who are small business owners and their immediate family members. The Veteran Owned Small Business Growth Training program will equip these entrepreneurs with the resources […]