EDA: $2.9 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Build Broadband Infrastructure to Serve Businesses and Residents in Farmersville, TX

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.9 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the city of Farmersville, Texas, to build new fiber optic broadband infrastructure to support businesses and residents. This EDA grant will be matched […]

EDA: $2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested for Rail Expansion to Support Manufacturing Sector in Wynne, AR

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the city of Wynne, Arkansas, to construct a new industrial rail spur facility to support local manufacturers. This EDA grant, to be matched […]

EDA: $1.2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested for Rail Port Improvements to Support Businesses and Create Jobs in Lubbock, TX

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Lubbock, Texas, for enhancements to the Lubbock Rail Port, supporting job creation and business expansion. This EDA grant, […]

EDA: $1.1 Million Invested to Support Healthcare Workforce Programs to Benefit Coal Communities in Western Colorado

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to Colorado Mesa University (CMU), Grand Junction, Colorado, to provide equipment and technology to support physician’s assistant, physical therapy, and occupational therapy degree programs. This EDA grant will […]

SBA: New Women’s Business Center Launched in Tulsa, OK

A New Women’s Business Center Will Provide Resources to Help Women Entrepreneurs Start, Grow, And Expand in the Tulsa Area The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced today the launch of a new Women’s Business Center (WBC) in Tulsa, OK that will be operated by the U.S. Black Chambers […]

ABA: Six Banks Win ABA Foundation’s 2021 Community Commitment Awards

Banks of all sizes earn banking industry’s highest honor awards for community programs The American Bankers Association Foundation named six banks as 2021 Community Commitment Award winners. The annual awards recognize banks for extraordinary corporate social responsibility efforts in six specific categories ranging from affordable housing to economic inclusion. The winners will […]

EDA: $3.6 Million Invested to Establish a Manufacturing Workforce Training Center in Cleveland, OH

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.6 million grant to the Workroom Program Alliance and the Cleveland Municipal School District., Cleveland, Ohio, to renovate a 33,000-square-foot space within Cleveland’s Collinwood High School for use as an adult […]

EDA: $13.1 Million Invested to Support Disaster Recovery Efforts in Iowa

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $13.1 million in grants to help the state of Iowa recover from recent natural disasters. “President Biden is dedicated to using the full power of the federal government to help communities recover […]