EDA: $1 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Create a Workforce Training Facility and Community Center in Espanola, NM

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, to renovate a former charter school to create a pipefitting workforce training facility and a community center. This […]

Census Bureau: Webinar on Impact of the Pandemic on the ACS Scheduled for July 22nd

Who: The U.S. Census Bureau has scheduled a webinar to explain and answer questions related to the impact of the pandemic on the American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is one of the most comprehensive sources of information about the U.S. population, providing crucial demographic, social, economic and housing statistics. […]

EDA: $2.8 Million Invested to Expand Workforce Training Programs in Starke County, IN

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.8 million grant to Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning, Inc. (SCILL), Knox, Indiana, to construct a 12,000-square-foot workforce training center for precision welding, automation, robotics, and equipment maintenance programs. This […]

EDA: $1.75 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Grow Healthcare Workforce Training Program in Grand Island, NE

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.75 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to CHI Health St. Francis, Grand Island, Nebraska, to renovate its medical center and support the expansion of vocational training programs in healthcare. This […]

EDA: $577,917 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Boost Biotechnology Workforce Training Efforts at Alamance Community College in Graham, NC

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $577,917 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Alamance Community College, Graham, North Carolina, to support the region’s growing biotechnology sector by purchasing equipment needed to train students for careers in life sciences through the college’s new Biotechnology […]

EDA: $5.5 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Build Critical Infrastructure and Boost Rural Workforce and Entrepreneurial Training Efforts in Texas

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $5.5 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of Texas prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. “President Biden is committed to supporting communities as they not only […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Development and Training Programs at Merced College

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to Merced Community College District, Merced, California, to renovate a Merced College campus building that houses workforce development and targeted skills training programs. This EDA project, to be […]

SBA: Funding Competition Announced for Organizations Providing Federal Procurement Training to Veteran Entrepreneuers

 The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that non-profit organizations and private sector firms are now eligible to compete for funding of up to $500,000 to deliver federal procurement training to veteran and service-disabled veteran entrepreneurs. The application period begins today through July 12, 2021. Up to two awardees will use […]

ABA: Regulators to Address Bankers Nationwide at ABA’s Virtual Regulatory Compliance Conference on June 22-24

Top staff from the Federal Reserve, CFPB, FDIC and OCC will address America’s banks during the American Bankers Association’s 35th annual Regulatory Compliance Conference June 22-24. The three-day conference will be held virtually for bankers across the country. During the conference, which will bring together the banking industry’s leading compliance professionals, attendees […]

EDA: $3.1 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Enhance Healthcare Workforce Training in Sellersburg, IN

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.1 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis, Indiana, to support renovations needed to enhance its healthcare workforce training programs. This EDA grant, to be matched […]