EDA: $4.7 Million Invested to Improve Deer Park Business and Industrial Park in Spokane County, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.7 million grant to the city of Deer Park, Washington, to help improve the Deer Park Business and Industrial Park. The grant, to be matched with more than $1.2 million in local […]

EDA: NIST, EDA and the FirstNet Authority Announce $1 Million Interagency Disaster Challenge

The Accelerate R2 Network will Connect Response and Resiliency Innovation Efforts Three U.S. Department of Commerce agencies have launched a first-of-its-kind interagency challenge focused on accelerating innovations for disaster response and resilience technology. The Economic Development Administration (EDA), in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet […]

EDA: $13 Million in Grants Announced to Support Trade Adjustment Assistance Centers and U.S. Manufacturers

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced $13 million in U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants to support 11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Centers (TAACs) that help manufacturers affected by imports adjust to increasing global competition and to create jobs. The TAACs, which each service multiple states, are located in […]

EDA: $382,000 Invested in Critical Railroad Infrastructure Need to Serve Businesses in Missouri Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority of Scott City, Missouri, to make infrastructure improvements. The grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designated Opportunity Zone, will be […]

EDA: $48 Million Invested to Support Natural Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Efforts in Texas

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $48 million in the state of Texas to help it prepare for natural disasters and promote economic resiliency and business growth. The EDA grants, some of which are to be located in Tax Cuts […]

EDA: $28.6 Million Invested to Support Growth of the Medical Sector in the U.S. Virgin Islands Following 2017 Hurricanes

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $28.6 million in the University of the Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie, to support efforts to diversify and strengthen the resiliency of the Island economy by helping to grow the medical sector. The two […]

EDA: $7.3 Million Invested in Infrastructure and Workforce Training Efforts in California Opportunity Zones

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $7.3 million in the state of California to help build and repair critical infrastructure and advance workforce training efforts. The grants, to be located in or to serve Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designated Opportunity Zone, […]

EDA: $5 Million Invested to Establish New Workforce Training Center in Houston, TX Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to SER-Jobs for Progress of the Texas Gulf Coast, Inc., Houston, Texas, to help establish a new workforce training center that will help develop skilled workers to support the […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Training Opportunities in San Bernardino, CA Opportunity Zone

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 San Bernardino Community College District, San Bernardino, California, to modernize two existing buildings for a new workforce development facility. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax […]