EDA: $5 Million Invested to Establish New Workforce Training Center in Houston, TX Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to SER-Jobs for Progress of the Texas Gulf Coast, Inc., Houston, Texas, to help establish a new workforce training center that will help develop skilled workers to support the […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Training Opportunities in San Bernardino, CA Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to the San Bernardino Community College District, San Bernardino, California, to modernize two existing buildings for a new workforce development facility. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Establish Workforce Training Facility in Gray, KY Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to KCEOC Community Action Partnership, Inc., of Gray, Kentucky, to help develop a workforce training facility in Barbourville. The grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designated Opportunity […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested to Help Establish Welding Technology Training Center at Oklahoma Panhandle State University

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 Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) of Goodwell, to build a new welding technology training center in the Guymon Industrial Park. The grant, to be matched with $389,504 in […]

EDA: $2 Million Invested to Help Establish New Workforce Training Facility at State Technical College of Missouri

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to State Technical College of Missouri in Linn, Missouri, to help establish a new Utility Technician Training Facility. The EDA grant, to be matched with more than $4.5 million […]

EDA: $988,400 Grant Awarded to Support Workforce Training Efforts in Gallup, NM Opportunity Zone

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $988,400 grant to the Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments (NWNMCOG) of Gallup, New Mexico, to support a series of workforce development initiatives to make the region more resilient to economic downturns. The EDA grant, to be […]

EDA: $3.8 Million Investment Made to Help Expand Victoria College Industrial Workforce Training Program

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.8 million grant to the Victoria County Junior College District of Victoria, Texas, to support the expansion of the College’s industrial workforce training program. The EDA grant, to be located near a Tax […]

EDA: $633,408 Grant Made to Boost Workforce Training Efforts in Wilmington, NC

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $633,408 grant to Cape Fear Community College of Wilmington, North Carolina, to help establish an Electrical Powerline Technician School. The grant, to be matched with $158,352 in local investment, is expected to attract nearly $6 million in […]

SBA: Learn How to Prepare for Disaster at Upcoming Twitter Chat, Webinar

 September is National Preparedness Month. The U.S. Small Business Administration  has partnered with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety  to help organizations become more aware of their risks in the event of a disaster while also helping them develop business continuity plans to support rebuilding and recovery of operations.  Advance preparation is […]

EDA: $880,000 Invested to Establish a Center for Cyber Security Workforce Training at Rose State College

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $880,000 grant to Rose State College of Midwest City, Oklahoma, to help build a cyber security center that will assist in satisfying industry demand for trained workers. The grant, to be matched with $3 million in local […]