EDA: $3.38 Million Invested to Improved Infrastructure at the Lafayette Regional Airport

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the Lafayette Airport Commission in Louisiana, to help construct and rehabilitate parking facilities at the Lafayette Regional Airport. The grant, to be matched with $3.38 million in local […]

EDA: $986,000 Investment Made to Establish Kitchen Incubator and Business Accelerator in Millersburg, KY

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $986,000 grant to Community Ventures Corporation to convert the first floor of McIntyre/Rankin Hall located on the former Millersburg Military Institute property into a full-service kitchen incubator and business accelerator. The grant, to be matched with $766,615 […]

OCC: Comptroller Tours Atlanta Areas Where the CRA Has Benefitted the Community and Where More Can Be Done

Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting, today visited Atlanta to tour neighborhoods that have benefitted from activities encouraged by the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and areas that could benefit from additional CRA activity. “Today, we saw what great things can be accomplished when banks, civil rights organizations, nonprofit groups, and […]

EDA: $962,000 Invested to Make Critical Water Infrastructure Improvements in Doddridge County, WV

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $962,000 grant to the Doddridge County Public Service District to provide water service at a 50-acre commercial site located out of the floodplain in Doddridge County, West Virginia. The EDA grant, to be matched with $962,000 in […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Support Food Processing Sector in Pasco, WA

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 city of Pasco, Washington, to make water infrastructure improvements needed to serve food processing and other businesses in the region. The grant, which will be matched with […]

EDA: $700,000 Invested Made for Critical Infrastructure Improvements in Laguna Vista, TX Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $700,000 grant to Laguna Madre Water District of Laguna Vista, Texas, to help attract new businesses to the region by increasing the capacity of the city’s existing wastewater system. The grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts […]

EDA: $362,898 Invested to Support Electrical Grid Enhancements and Whether Forecasting Resiliency Project in St. Johnsbury, VT Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $362,898 grant to the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. The funding will implement their Electrical Grid Enhancements and Weather Forecasting Resiliency project, which will make infrastructure improvements needed to enhance regional public safety, add […]

EDA: $5 Million Investment Made to Help UT Austin Recover from Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas, TX

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to the University of Texas at Austin to renovate the University’s Marine Science Institute Campus in Port Aransas and help establish the Center for Coastal Ocean Science. This grant […]

EDA: $3 Million Grant Made to Spur Small Business Development in Hurricane Harvey-Impacted Dickinson, TX

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to Dickinson Economic Development Corporation in Texas, to help establish the Gulf Coast Market by renovating a storm-damaged, 30,000 sq. ft., building. The EDA grant, to be matched with […]