Investment

EDA: $18 Million Invested for Water Infrastructure Improvements to Support Economic Growth in Cleveland, GA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $18 million grant to the city of Cleveland, Georgia, for water infrastructure improvements to support job creation and economic growth.  This grant will support upgrades to the local wastewater treatment plant that will increase capacity, creating jobs and…

EDA: $2.1 Million Invested for Infrastructure Improvements to Support Manufacturing and Create Jobs in Clarksdale, MS

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.1 million grant to the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors in Clarksdale, Mississippi, for roadway and water infrastructure improvements to support manufacturing and job growth.  This grant will support the local boat manufacturing sector, creating jobs and opportunities…

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested in California to Support Healthcare Workforce Development at the University of La Verne

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 University of La Verne in La Verne, California, to support healthcare workforce development.  This grant will provide for the acquisition of lab equipment for the university’s new Health Careers Academy to support the…

FEMA: $117 Announced for Emergency Food and Shelter Program to Fight Hunger, Homelessness

Today, FEMA awarded $117 million to help fight hunger and homelessness in America, which will improve community responses by providing funding to numerous local organizations across the country to lift people out of dire conditions. Congress appropriated $117 million through the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2024 to FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program…

HUD: Officials Highlight Climate Resilience Funding Opportunities in Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

During a roundtable event, HUD officials shared information about the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program to over 150 participants, showcasing a new source of federal funding for affordable housing rehabilitation focused on energy efficiency and climate resilience. This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) hosted a bilingual roundtable about HUD’s Green and…

HUD: Nearly $13 Million in Funding Available for Public Housing Agencies to Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

HUD encourages agencies to apply in efforts to prevent youth homelessness. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $12,746,450 to public housing authorities (PHAs) on a competitive basis through HUD’s Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative to provide housing assistance to young adults transitioning out of…

FEMA: $295 Million Available to Activated States Through FY 2023 Swift Current to Help Communities Withstand Impacts of Climate Change

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda to Fund States’ Abilities to Make Structures Safer and More Resilient  Today, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced that 16 states and one Tribal Nation are eligible for a total of up to $295 million in funding for flood resilience through the fiscal year 2023 Swift Current funding opportunity, made possible…

EDA: $2.3 Million Invested for Infrastructure Improvements to Support Job Growth in Columbia, LA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.3 million grant to the Port of Columbia in Columbia, Louisiana, for infrastructure improvements to spur private investment and create jobs in the region. This grant will support construction of an emergency staging area to serve as a…

EDA: $2 Million Invested for Water Infrastructure Improvements to Support Business Expansion and Job Growth in North Central Illinois

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the city of Peru, Illinois, for water infrastructure improvements to support business expansion and job growth in the region.  This grant will provide increased water and sewer access to 50 local businesses through the…

EDA: $752,000 Invested to Support the Agriculture Production Sector in Martin County, Kentucky

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $752,000 grant to Community at the Core, Inc. in Debord, Kentucky, to support growth of the agriculture production sector. This grant will support the procurement of production equipment at a new apple sorting facility. This EDA investment will be matched with $188,000…