EDA: $2.3 Million Invested for Broadband Infrastructure in Anacortes, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.3 million grant to the city of Anacortes, Washington. This project will support the installation of broadband infrastructure throughout Anacortes, expanding high-speed internet service to all of the city’s households, and […]

EDA: $1.6 Million Invested to Support Foreign Business Investment in Binghamton, NY

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million grant to the Research Foundation for the State University of New York, Binghamton, New York. This investment will support the Southern Tier Soft Landing Program, to attract foreign business […]

EDA: $1.6 Million Invested to Support Development of New Business and Healthcare Infrastructure in King and Queen County, VA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million grant to King and Queen County, Virginia. This project will address a pressing need for new medical and business development space in King and Queen County by supporting the […]

EDA: $955,000 Invested to Improve Transportation Infrastructure in Moscow, ID

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $955,000 grant to the city of Moscow, Idaho. This investment will provide for the construction of a new bridge on Paradise Creek, to support local businesses in the medical and agricultural sectors of the economy. The 24-foot, […]

HUD: Nearly $105 Million Awarded to Protect Low-Income Families from Home Health and Safety Hazards

Funding to make low-income families’ homes safer and healthier The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded nearly $104.7 million to 60 non-profit organizations, and state and local government agencies located in 29 states to protect children and families from home health hazards. HUD is providing these […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Establish a Diesel Mechanics Training Facility in Lewistown, PA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, to establish a diesel mechanics and heavy equipment operator training facility and diversify the local economy. This […]

CDFI Fund: Civil Rights Act Compliance Reporting Requirements Implemented Beginning in 2022

Award applicants requested to complete a new Title VI Compliance Worksheet starting in 2022 The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, also prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, […]

HUD: 2021 HUD Year in Review Fact Sheet Released

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this year took bold action in pursuit of the agency’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes. These actions aligned with key Biden-Harris Administration priorities including ensuring equity, removing barriers to homeownership, expanding the nation’s housing supply, […]

EDA: $3.2 Million Invested for Broadband Infrastructure to Servce Tribal Community in Montezuma County, CO

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.2 million grant to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Towaoc, Colorado, to construct broadband infrastructure. The project will provide high-speed internet service connecting the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation and the […]

HUD: $9 Million Loan Guarantee to Cleveland Announced for Development of Nearly 200 Housing Units and Grocery Store

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced a $9 million loan guarantee to the City of Cleveland, Ohio for the development of a mixed-used site that includes nearly 200 housing units and a 40,000 square foot grocery store. “This is a tremendous opportunity for Cleveland to expand […]