EDA: $2 Million in “STEM Talent Challenge” Grants Announced to Strengthen Innovation Workforce Pipeline

8 Organizations Receive Funding for Programs that Support Regional Industry Workforce Needs Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced the eight grant recipients of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) STEM Talent Challenge, a national competition that supports programs to train science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) talent to create a robust […]

EDA: $675,180 Invested for Infrastructure Improvements to Support Business Expansion and Job Growth in Devens, MA

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $675,180 grant to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency, Boston, Massachusetts, to provide roadway and stormwater infrastructure improvements needed to support additional development of the Devens Industrial Area and former Fort Devens Military Base. This EDA project will […]

EDA: $3.3 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Manufacturing and Job Creation on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.3 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the White Mountain Apache Community Development Corporation, Pinetop, Arizona, to improve the White Mountain Apache Timber Company (WMATCO) sawmill in Whiteriver. This project will support tribal entrepreneurship, diversify the […]

CDFI Fund: Economic Mobility Corps Applications Due January 5, 2022

In September, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced the availability of up to $1.9 million in funding through the fiscal year (FY) 2022 round of the AmeriCorps CDFI Economic Mobility Corps (EMC), which is a joint initiative of the CDFI Fund and AmeriCorps that places full-time national service members […]

EDA: $2.6 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Establish a Medical Training Facility and Create Jobs in Keyser, WV

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.6 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, West Virginia, for the construction of a new 12,000-square foot medical training facility. The new facility will offer state-of-the […]

EDA: $30 Million in Economic Development Administration American Rescue Plan Funding to Support Statewide Economic Development Planning Announced

$1 Million Grants Headed to 30 States and Territories to Lay the Foundation for President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $1 million American Rescue Plan grants to 30 states and territories across […]

EDA: $1.1 Million Invested to Support an Inter-Regional Economic Development Plan and Create Jobs in Metropolitan Washington, D.C.

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to Connected DMV, an organization located in Arlington, Virginia, to support their ‘DMV Regional Equity and Growth Playbook’ to boost business growth and create jobs. This EDA project […]

EDA: $1.2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested for Rail Port Improvements to Support Businesses and Create Jobs in Lubbock, TX

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Lubbock, Texas, for enhancements to the Lubbock Rail Port, supporting job creation and business expansion. This EDA grant, […]

EDA: $1.1 Million Invested to Support Healthcare Workforce Programs to Benefit Coal Communities in Western Colorado

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to Colorado Mesa University (CMU), Grand Junction, Colorado, to provide equipment and technology to support physician’s assistant, physical therapy, and occupational therapy degree programs. This EDA grant will […]

EDA: $5.1 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Construct a Warehouse and Hangar Facility to Support Job Creeation in Mobile, AL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.1 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Mobile Airport Authority, Mobile, Alabama, to construct a multi-use cargo warehouse and hangar facility at the Mobile Aeroplex, promoting business expansion and […]