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

 Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $709,222 grant to the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Odanah, Wisconsin, to hire an Economic Recovery Coordinator to advance disaster recovery efforts in the region. The project is located near a Tax […]

HUD: $20 Million Awarded to Help Public Housing Residents Secure Higher Paying Jobs

Housing Authorities in nine communities will receive funding under Jobs Plus  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today visited Carmelitos Public Housing Development and announced a $20 million investment to nine public housing agencies (PHA) to help public housing families increase their earned income and […]

SBA: Services Expanded for Women Entrepreneurs in South Carolina

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is accepting grant applications for a new Women’s Business Center in South Carolina. This expansion of SBA services is part of the agency’s priority to open more doors for women entrepreneurs and increase access to resources in socially and economically disadvantaged communities. “This new grant opportunity […]

EDA: $1.7 Million Invested to Help Make Critical Infrastructure Improvements in Saipan, Northern Marian Islands Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.7 million grant to the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, to assist with the construction of a new water filtration system. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax […]

SBA: Funding Opportunity Announced through the State Trade Expansion Program

Grant provides opportunities for small businesses to take their businesses global The U.S. Small Business Administration announces the opening of the submission period for a funding opportunity through the State Trade Expansion Program. The purpose of the grant opportunity is to invite proposals for funding from eligible state entities interested in, and capable […]

EDA: $7.4 Million Invested to Make Critical Electrical Infrastructure Upgrades to Serve Businesses in Skamania County, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $7.4 million grant to Public Utility District No. 1 of Skamania County, Washington, to upgrade an electrical power substation to support the energy needs of commercial and industrial customers. The EDA grant, […]

EDA: $1.2 Million Invested in Construction of New Pier in Port of Newport, OR

 Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million grant to the Port of Newport, Oregon, to support the construction of a new pier, serving the largest commercial fishing fleet in the state. The EDA grant, to be matched […]

EDA: $2.3 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Training Opportunities in Idaho

 Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.3 million grant to Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho, to construct a new technical education and training facility on campus. The EDA grant, to be located near a Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

EDA: $2.6 Million Invested to Support Workforce Training Opportunities in Clinton, NC Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.6 million grant to Sampson Community College of Clinton, North Carolina to increase the number of skilled workers available to meet regional trucking industry needs by expanding the college’s truck driving school. […]

EDA: $720,000 Invested to Support Disaster Recovery Efforts in Dayton, OH Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $720,000 grant to the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) of Dayton, Ohio, to hire a Disaster Recovery Manager that will assist businesses damaged or destroyed by the severe storms in May of 2019. The Disaster Recovery […]