EDA: $2.6 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Telehealth and Workforce Training Needs in Southeast Kansas

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.6 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center (NMRMC), Chanute, Kansas, to establish the Southeast Kansas Impact Center for Wellness, Education, and Business. This EDA grant, to be matched with $650,000 in […]

EDA: $1.5 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Construction of Career Workforce Academy in Fargo, ND

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to North Dakota State College of Science Foundation, Wahpeton, North Dakota, to build the Career Workforce Academy in Fargo. This EDA grant, to be matched with $4,840,139 in local investment, […]

EDA: $10.3 Million Invested to Establish Workforce Training in Facility in Northern Marianas Islands

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $10.3 million grant to Northern Marianas Technical Institute, Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, to support workforce education and training through the construction of a new facility to house the school’s trades program. This EDA grant […]

EDA: $2.4 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Expand Manufacturing Skills Programs at Alpena Community College in Michigan

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Alpena Community College, Alpena, Michigan, to renovate space on campus to create an advanced manufacturing lab and an updated welding shop. This EDA grant, to be matched with $600,000 […]

EDA: $2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Boost Telehealth Workforce Training Efforts at Des Moines University in Iowa

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Des Moines University Osteopathic Medicine Center, Des Moines, Iowa, to purchase equipment for the university’s planned state-of-the-art telehealth training center. This EDA grant, to be matched with $2.1 million […]

EDA $6.9 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Establish Workforce Training Facility at College of Southern Nevada

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $6.9 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Nevada System of Higher Education, Las Vegas, Nevada, to support workforce education and training at the College of Southern Nevada. This EDA grant is expected to help create […]

CDFI Fund: Question and Answer Sessions Scheduled for 2021 ACR Reporting Cycle

In light of substantive changes that have been made to its Annual Certification and Data Collection Report (ACR) for the 2021 reporting cycle, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will be conducting quarterly conference calls to respond to questions specifically related to the ACR. The quarterly conference calls are intended […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested to Support Implementation of a Small Business Technical Assistance Program at the University of Southern California

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California to develop a technical assistance program in support of small businesses and communities in Southern California. This EDA grant will be matched with $375,022 in […]

SBA: New, Free Online Digital Learning Platform Launched

Ascent built to assist nearly 13 million women-owned small businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza, today announced the launch of Ascent, a first-of-its-kind, free digital e-learning platform geared to help women entrepreneurs grow and expand their businesses. Ascent has valuable content such as tips on preparing and recovering from disasters, strategic […]

EDA: $500,000 Invested in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Support Small Businesses Statewide in Louisiana

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $500,000 grant to the Good Work Network, New Orleans, Louisiana, to create a statewide virtual business training center that will provide resources for small- and minority-owned businesses. The project, to be matched with $135,000 in local funds, […]