EDA: $979,837 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Agricultural Entrepreneurship in the Federated States of Micronesia

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $979,837 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the College of Micronesia, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to support economic opportunity and food security in the FSM through implementation of an agricultural entrepreneurship program. This EDA grant, […]

EDA: $5.3 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Expand Regional Economic Growth

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.3 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Atlanta, Georgia, to improve and expand the facility and increase their capacity to promote entrepreneurship, support sustainable […]

EDA: $1.2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Support Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship in Ohio

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $1.2 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of Ohio prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. “The Biden Administration is pleased to support local efforts to jumpstart manufacturing […]

EDA: $1.1 Million Invested to Establish Technology Accelerator in Grand Forks, ND

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 Grand Forks, North Dakota, to convert a historic downtown building into a technology accelerator. This EDA project, to be matched with $1.1 million in local […]

EDA: $532,497 Invested to Expand Entrepreneurial Services in Pittsburgh, PA

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $532,497 grant to Catalyst Connection, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to expand entrepreneurial services and resources through the development of a virtual maker-to-manufacturer (M2M) commercialization center. This EDA grant, to be matched with $532,899 in local investment, is expected to […]

EDA: $2.4 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Entrepreneurial Growth Efforts in Wyoming

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, to expand services and support for entrepreneurs across the state of Wyoming. This EDA grant, to be matched with $600,000 in local investment, […]

EDA: $2 Million in Grants Awarded to Drive Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Inaugural STEM Talent Challenge

Economic Development Administration’s Program Supports Efforts of Seven Organizations in Seven States WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced the seven grant recipients of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) STEM Talent Challenge to boost local science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) talent.  The inaugural STEM Talent Challenge funding opportunity kicked off in […]

EDA: $1.7 Million Invested to Support Workforce Development and Entrepreneurial Growth Near Rockport, TX 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 Aransas County, Texas, to create a workforce development and entrepreneurship center at Del Mar College in support of skilled job creation and regional economic diversification. The EDA grant, […]

SBA: Emerging Leaders Initiative to Help Growing Entrepreneurs Opened for 2021 Recruitment

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the launch of the 2021 Emerging Leaders initiative for executives of small businesses poised for growth in underserved markets. Local area recruitment for the 2021 training cycle is currently underway at designated SBA District Offices. Interested small business owners can learn more regarding eligibility, how to apply, […]

SBA: New, Free Online Digital Learning Platform Launched

Ascent built to assist nearly 13 million women-owned small businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza, today announced the launch of Ascent, a first-of-its-kind, free digital e-learning platform geared to help women entrepreneurs grow and expand their businesses. Ascent has valuable content such as tips on preparing and recovering from disasters, strategic […]