SBA: $5.5 Million in PRIME Grants Awarded to Help Emerging Micro-Entrepreneurs Gain Access to Capital

Grant Awardees Include 23 Provider Organizations Located in Opportunity Zones Thirty organizations across the United States that assist disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive nearly $5.5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME).  These nonprofit organizations help low-income entrepreneurs gain access to capital to […]

EDA: $988,400 Invested to Support Economic Diversification and Business Growth in Northwest New Mexico Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $988,400 grant to Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments (NWNMCOG), Gallup, New Mexico, to support the second phase of the Building Resilient Communities in Northwest New Mexico program, which is helping local governments and tribal entities to […]

EDA: $2.9 Million Invested to Boost Business Growth Near Opportunity Zone in Marshalltown, IA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.9 million grant to the city of Marshalltown, Iowa, to make infrastructure improvements needed to support industrial development. The EDA grant, to be located near a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zone, will […]

EDA: $646,559 Invested to Make Critical Water Infrastructure Improvements in Somerset, MA Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $646,559 grant to the town of Somerset, Massachusetts, to make water infrastructure improvements needed to support future business growth. The EDA grant project, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zone, will be matched with […]

EDA: $2.5 Million Invested to Boost Business and Export Opportunities in Granite City, IL Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.5 million grant to America’s Central Port District, formerly known as Tri-City Regional Port District, Granite City, Illinois, to make storage-based infrastructure improvements needed to increase the Port’s capacity to handle freight […]

EDA: $2.3 Million Invested to Protect Businesses from Flooding in Mauoketa, IA Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.3 million grant to the city of Maquoketa, Iowa, to make stormwater infrastructure improvements needed to protect the city’s industrial parks and commercial areas from future floods. The EDA grant, to be […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested to Build Infrastructure Needed to Support Business Growth Near Opportunity Zone in Hermiston, OR

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the city of Hermiston, Oregon, to build water, sewer, and road infrastructure needed to create ‘shovel-ready’ industrial parcels for development within the South Hermiston Industrial Park. The EDA […]

EDA: $1.25 Million Invested to Improve Wastewater Infrastructure Near Opportunity Zone in Pulaski, VA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.25 million grant to the Town of Pulaski, Virginia, to make wastewater infrastructure improvements needed to support growth of the region’s vital manufacturing sector. The EDA grant, to be located near a Tax […]

EDA: $1.2 Million Invested to Construct Rail Spur to Serve Industrial Park in Corsicana, TX Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million grant to the city of Corsicana, Texas, to construct an industrial rail spur to serve the Highway 31 Industrial Park. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and […]

EDA: $1 Million Invested to Upgrade Infrastructure and Boost Business Development in Las Cruces, NM Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1 million grant to the Regents of New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, to make critical infrastructure improvements at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Park. The EDA grant, to be […]