EDA: 51 “Build to Scale” Grants Totaling $47 Million Announced to Fuel Innovation and Tech-Based Economic Development

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding 51 “Build to Scale” grants – totaling $47 million – to organizations that support technology entrepreneurs, catalyze innovation and fuel economic growth. EDA’s “Build to Scale” program provides annual grants that aim to accelerate technology entrepreneurship by […]

EDA: $2.8 Million Invested to Support Workforce Development Efforts in Klickitat County, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.8 million grant to Klickitat County, Washington, to develop an aviation maintenance training facility at Columbia Gorge Regional Airport and provide related infrastructure improvements, including water, sewer, and electrical services. This project […]

EDA: $5 Million Invested to Support Construction Trades Workforce Development in the Appalachian Region of Ohio

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to Belmont College, St. Clairsville, Ohio, for construction of a new building to house the construction trades program. This grant will support regional workforce development in the construction trades, preparing […]

EDA: $5.3 Million Invested to Support Business Growth and Job Creation in West Virginia

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $5.3 million in grants to support West Virginia communities economically impacted by the declining use of coal and the coronavirus pandemic. Warm Springs Public Service District, Berkeley Springs, will receive a $3.2 million […]

EDA: $604,114 Invested to Spur Collaboration and Innovation and Create Jobs in the Life Sciences and Healthcare Industries in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Region

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $604,114 grant to Connected DMV, Arlington, Virginia, to develop the Life Sciences & Healthcare Quantum Innovation Hub, a 12-month pilot program to accelerate those industries in the in the Greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. This project will […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested for Water and Sewer System Upgrades in Support of Job Creation and Workforce Development in Franklin County, VA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the town of Highgate/Village of Swanton, Highgate Center, Vermont, to support business and job growth efforts by extending water and sewer service from Swanton to the Franklin County […]

EDA: $4.5 Million Invested for New Airport Hanger in Support of Job Growth in Presque Isle, ME

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.5 million grant to the city of Presque Isle, Maine, to construct a new research hangar, access road, and parking lot at Presque Isle International Airport. This project will support local job […]

EDA: Over $54 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested Last Week

The following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program: September 13, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $6.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Tourism Sector Through Development of New Visitor Infrastructure in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska September 13, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $5.8 […]

EDA: $3.1 Million Invested to Support Business Development and Job Growth in North Carolina

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $3.1 million in grants to support business development and job growth in North Carolina communities impacted by the declining use of coal. Gateway Research Park Inc., Greensboro, will receive a $2.1 million grant […]

EDA: $4 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Development Efforts in Panola County, MS

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million grant to Panola County, Mississippi, to renovate a former outlet mall building for use as a workforce training center that will serve North Mississippi. This project will help establish the […]