CDFI Fund: Webinar to Learn More About AmeriCorps and Economic Mobility Corps Announced

Mark your calendar for upcoming webinars! AmeriCorps and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will be hosting two live webinars to provide Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and other community development organizations with information on the new Economic Mobility Corps and applying for an AmeriCorps grant. The first webinar will […]

EDA: $1.2 Million Invested to Advance Technical Education Workforce Training Efforts in Eastern Idaho

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 College of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls, Idaho, to design and build an 80,000-square-foot career and technical education facility to house workforce training programs focused on the energy, […]

CFPB: Virtual Town Hall on Managing Money During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Pro Linebacker Brandon Copeland on October 27th

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) Director Kathleen L. Kraninger and Brandon Copeland, pro linebacker and University of Pennsylvania Professor, will host a virtual town hall to discuss how people can better manage their money during tough times. The event, titled “Pressure Creates Diamonds: Money Management During Coronavirus,” will take place […]

EDA: Over $24 Million in CARES Act Funding Invested to Support Recovery from Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development (EDA) administration has awarded millions in CARES Act Funding to support economic development and economic recovery in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Investments include: October 1, 2020 – U.S. Department of Commerce to Invest $15 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Aid Reopening […]

EDA: $350,000 Invested to Establish Forest Operations Training Center Near Opportunity Zone in Flagstaff, AZ

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $350,000 grant to Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, to support the establishment of a workforce development program focused on the forest products industry. This EDA grant will be matched with $87,588 in local investment. “Helping our communities […]

EDA: $1.6 Million Invested to Establish Truck Driving Workforce Training Facility in Pensacola, FL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million grant to the District Board of Trustees of Pensacola State College, Pensacola, Florida, to help construct a truck driving training facility that will provide up-to-date instruction, simulation, and on-the-road training […]

EDA: $1.2 Million Invested to Establish Aeronautics Workforce Training Center in Minnesota 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 Carlton County, Minnesota, to establish an aeronautics workforce training center to support the region’s emerging aviation industry. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

Federal Reserve: Webinar on ANPR on the Community Reinvestment Act Scheduled for Monday 9/21

Government in the Sunshine Meeting Notice Agency: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Time, date: 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 21, 2020 Place: Virtual Webcast Meeting – The meeting is open to the public, but due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the public may observe this Board meeting via a […]

ABA: Foundation and Junior Achievement Announce Partnership to Empower America’s Youth with Money Skills

The American Bankers Association Foundation and Junior Achievement today announced a new two-year partnership to work collaboratively to help our nation’s youth build the financial knowledge they need to own their economic success and plan for the future. The ABA Foundation and Junior Achievement will work in tandem to bring […]

CFPB: New Podcast Series Announced Focused on Paying for Higher Education

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) today released the first episodes of a two-part podcast series for students, parents, and practitioners on managing finances before, during, and after college. The podcast series, Financial inTuition, will include interviews with experts in financial aid, student loans, financial coaching, and planning. The podcasts […]