EDA: U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Winners of American Rescue Plan $500 Million Good Jobs Challenge

32 Regional Partnerships Receive Once-In-A-Generation Funding from the American Rescue Plan to Develop Training Programs that Support Local Economies and Place an Additional 50,000 Workers in Quality Jobs Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced grant awards to 32 industry-led workforce training partnerships across the country as part of […]

HUD: $2.8 Billion Announced to Help People Experiencing Homelessness

Funding opportunity reflects Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to equity and evidence-based solutions to homelessness Funding opportunity will also support local engagement to increase affordable housing supply The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it will provide $2.8 billion in competitive funding to homeless services organizations across […]

EDA: Nearly $70 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested Last Week

Last week, the following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program and the CARES Act Recovery Assistance program: July 20, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Business Development in Vicksburg, Michigan July 20, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce […]

EDA: Over $29 in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested

Last week, the following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program of the CARES Act Recovery Assistance program: June 9, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Increase High-Speed Internet Connectivity in Monticello, New York June 7, 2022 – U.S. Department […]

EDA: $3.4 Million Invested to Support Diversified Business and Job Growth in Georgetown, SC

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.4 million grant to Georgetown, South Carolina, for water treatment plant upgrades needed to stimulate business and job growth. This project will provide the modern infrastructure needed to support local business […]

EDA: $1.6 Million Invested to Boost Business and Job Growth in Goldsby, OK

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 town of Goldsby, Oklahoma, to build a wastewater infrastructure system. This grant will provide a sanitary sewer system to support industry and business development in the […]

EDA: Over $52.4 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested to Support Economic Development and Put People Back to Work

These projects were made possible by regional planning efforts led by the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments (SCACOG). EDA funds SCACOG to bring together the public and private sectors to create an economic development roadmap to strengthen the regional economy, support private capital investment, and create jobs. This project […]

EDA: $750,000 in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested to Boost Tourism and Create Jobs in Hogansville, GA

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $750,000 grant to the city of Hogansville, Georgia, to support the rehabilitation of the vacant Royal Theater. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan. This project will support the long-term recovery of tourism in the […]

EDA: $7.3 Million Invested to Catalyze Maritime Sector Employment with New Industrial Park in Port Angeles, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $7.3 million grant to the Port of Port Angeles, Washington, to support construction of a new industrial park. This project will catalyze the creation of good-paying jobs in the maritime services […]