EDA: $880,000 Invested to Establish a Center for Cyber Security Workforce Training at Rose State College

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $880,000 grant to Rose State College of Midwest City, Oklahoma, to help build a cyber security center that will assist in satisfying industry demand for trained workers. The grant, to be matched with $3 million in local […]

EDA: $587 Million Available to Aid Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has published the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2019) Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) making $587 million available to eligible grantees in communities impacted by Presidentially declared natural disasters in 2018, and floods and tornadoes […]

EDA: $3.38 Million Invested to Improved Infrastructure at the Lafayette Regional Airport

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 Lafayette Airport Commission in Louisiana, to help construct and rehabilitate parking facilities at the Lafayette Regional Airport. The grant, to be matched with $3.38 million in local […]

EDA: $986,000 Investment Made to Establish Kitchen Incubator and Business Accelerator in Millersburg, KY

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $986,000 grant to Community Ventures Corporation to convert the first floor of McIntyre/Rankin Hall located on the former Millersburg Military Institute property into a full-service kitchen incubator and business accelerator. The grant, to be matched with $766,615 […]

HUD: FHA to Promote Greater Residential and Commercial Development in Opportunity Zones

To stimulate greater multifamily residential and commercial development in Opportunity Zones, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will insure mortgages on mixed-use development under the agency’s Section 220 Program in thousands of lower income communities across the country. In a […]

EDA: $962,000 Invested to Make Critical Water Infrastructure Improvements in Doddridge County, WV

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $962,000 grant to the Doddridge County Public Service District to provide water service at a 50-acre commercial site located out of the floodplain in Doddridge County, West Virginia. The EDA grant, to be matched with $962,000 in […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Support Food Processing Sector in Pasco, WA

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 city of Pasco, Washington, to make water infrastructure improvements needed to serve food processing and other businesses in the region. The grant, which will be matched with […]

EDA: $700,000 Invested Made for Critical Infrastructure Improvements in Laguna Vista, TX Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $700,000 grant to Laguna Madre Water District of Laguna Vista, Texas, to help attract new businesses to the region by increasing the capacity of the city’s existing wastewater system. The grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts […]

EDA: $362,898 Invested to Support Electrical Grid Enhancements and Whether Forecasting Resiliency Project in St. Johnsbury, VT Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $362,898 grant to the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. The funding will implement their Electrical Grid Enhancements and Weather Forecasting Resiliency project, which will make infrastructure improvements needed to enhance regional public safety, add […]