FDIC: New Tool Released to Build Financial Capability

FDIC released How Money Smart Are You? on September 30th. This suite of 14 self-paced games and related resources is the newest addition to FDIC’s Money Smart product family. This new educational tool provides practical knowledge to help consumers manage their finances with confidence. Users play games to learn more about borrowing […]

SBA: New Women’s Business Center Launched in Tulsa, OK

A New Women’s Business Center Will Provide Resources to Help Women Entrepreneurs Start, Grow, And Expand in the Tulsa Area The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced today the launch of a new Women’s Business Center (WBC) in Tulsa, OK that will be operated by the U.S. Black Chambers […]

EDA: $3.8 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Flint, MI

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.8 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, Michigan, to construct the university’s new College of Innovation and Technology. This EDA grant, to be matched with […]

EDA: $2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Capitalize a Revolving Loan Fund to Serve Small Businesses in Aroostook and Counties, ME

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Northern Maine Development Commission, Caribou, Maine, to capitalize and administer a Revolving Loan Fund, providing gap financing to small, local businesses in […]

EDA: 50 Recipients of “Build to Scale” Program Announced

Grantee Projects Fuel Innovation and Tech-Based Economic Development to Enhance American Competitiveness on the Global Stage Today, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Alejandra Y. Castillo announced that 50 organizations — including nonprofits, institutions of higher education, state government agencies, and other entrepreneurship-focused organizations — from 26 states […]

SBA: New Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Supplemental Awards Begun

Program has delivered over $10 billion in economic relief to 12,000 venues across the nation Today, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced the SBA began supplemental award notifications to eligible applicants this week, through the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program. Thus far, the SBA has awarded over $10 billion in economic relief […]

EDA: $820,123 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Capitalize Revolving Loan Fund to Support Small Businesses in Southeast Nebraska

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $830,123 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Southeast Nebraska Development District, Lincoln, Nebraska, to capitalize and administer a Revolving Loan Fund, providing gap financing to small, local businesses in Butler, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, […]