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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested to Repurpose Historic Building in Venango County, PA 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 Venango County Economic Development Authority of Franklin, Pennsylvania, to renovate the third floor of the historic Oil City National Bank Building for use as a Business Innovation Center. […]

EDA: $627,237 Invested to Support Workforce Development Opportunities in Indianola, IA

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $627,237 grant to the city of Indianola, Iowa, to help build an access road that will serve a local workforce training facility. This EDA grant, to be matched with $627,238 in local investment, is expected to create […]

EDA: Indiana University and EDA Launch New USA Opportunity Zones Tool

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), Indiana University (IU) and its Kelley School of Business announced the launch of the USA Opportunity Zones tool. This new web-based tool will help more than 390 EDA-designated Economic Development Districts (EDDs) across the nation, as well as local economic and […]