EDA: U.S. Department of Commerce Launches First of its Kind Economic Recovery Corps with $30 Million CARES Act Investment

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $30 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to a coalition of organizations to establish and operate a nationwide Economic Recovery Corps program. This EDA funded program will recruit and place at least […]

EDA: $1.8 Million Invested to Improve Stormwater Infrastructure and Support Business Growth in Sebring, FL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.8 million grant to the Sebring Airport Authority, Sebring, Florida, for stormwater drainage improvements at Sebring Regional Airport’s Multimodal Logistics Center. This EDA project will increase the region’s capacity to create and […]

EDA: 51 “Build to Scale” Grants Totaling $47 Million Announced to Fuel Innovation and Tech-Based Economic Development

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding 51 “Build to Scale” grants – totaling $47 million – to organizations that support technology entrepreneurs, catalyze innovation and fuel economic growth. EDA’s “Build to Scale” program provides annual grants that aim to accelerate technology entrepreneurship by […]

EDA: $53 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds and CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested Last Week

Last week, the following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds and CARES Act Recovery Assistance programs: September 28, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost Tourism by Making Recreational Infrastructure Improvements in Portland, Oregon September 27, 2022 – U.S. Department […]

EDA: $915,900 Invested to Support Food Business Growth in Farmington, NM

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $915,900 grant to San Juan College, Farmington, New Mexico, to renovate and repurpose a city building to support the Harvest Food Hub and Kitchen. This grant will provide commercial kitchen space, training, and technical assistance for food […]

EDA: $1.1 Million Invested for Infrastructure Improvements to Establish an Industrial Park and Support Business Development in Watertown, SD

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to the city of Watertown, South Dakota, for construction, water, and roadway infrastructure improvements to establish a new industrial park. This infrastructure and industrial park will create new opportunities […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested for Water Infrastructure Improvements to Support Bioprocessing Business Growth in Blair, NE

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the city of Blair, Nebraska, for waterline expansion to support bioprocessing business growth. This grant will provide increased water capacity to the city’s biocampus, allowing for businesses to expand […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested for Water Infrastructure Upgrades to Support Business Expansion in West Branch, MI

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the city of West Branch, Michigan, to construct a water treatment plant and a new well. This grant will increase water service and expand capacity in the region’s employment […]

EDA: $1.6 Million Invested to Support Growth of Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Sector in Ecorse, MI

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million grant to the city of Ecorse, Michigan, to boost the local tourism economy by expanding the John D. Dingell Park and a boat launch on the Detroit River. This grant will […]

EDA: $1.7 Million Invested for Transportation Infrastructure Improvements to Improve Business Accessibility in McCall, ID

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.7 million grant to the city of McCall, Idaho, for transportation infrastructure improvements to support increased business accessibility and growth. This project will facilitate reconstruction of McCall’s failing 1st Street roadway, install […]