EDA: Over $17 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested Last Week

Last week, the following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program: August 10, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $587,395 in American Rescue Plan Funds to Strengthen Economic Development Organizations in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico August 9, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $5.4 Million in American Rescue […]

ABA: New Multicultural and Financial Inclusion Training Launched

New online courses to help bank employees meet the needs of increasingly diverse customer base and expand access to banking As part of the American Bankers Association’s ongoing commitment to financial inclusion, ABA today launched three new online courses for bank employees designed to enhance multicultural banking services, promote diversity, […]

EDA: $2 Million Invested to Bolster Healthcare Training at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM), Morrilton, Arkansas, to build a new Allied Health and Science Center. This project will consolidate the school’s health […]

SBA: Funding Opportunity to Provide Entrepreneurship Training to Service-Disabled Veterans Announced

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced a new funding opportunity for eligible non-profit organizations, state and local government agencies, private sector firms, and institutions of higher learning to provide entrepreneurship training to service-disabled veterans. The awarded organization(s) can use the funding to market, deliver, and scale existing service-disabled veteran entrepreneurs’ training […]

EDA: Nearly $70 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested Last Week

Last week, the following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program and the CARES Act Recovery Assistance program: July 20, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Business Development in Vicksburg, Michigan July 20, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce […]

EDA: $787,620 Invested to Boost Workforce Training Programs in Eastern Iowa

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $787,620 grant to Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), Davenport, Iowa, to procure equipment needed to support Welding and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) career technologies programs. This grant will expand and enhance the programs offered at EICC’s Regional […]

EDA: Over $50 Million in American Rescue Plan and CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested

In the last week, the following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program of the CARES Act Recovery Assistance program: May 19, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support University-led Healthcare Workforce Training Efforts in Alaska May 17, 2022 […]

EDA: $789,724 Invested to Expand an Entrepreneurial Training Program in Charleston, SC

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $789,724 grant to Lowcountry Local First, Charleston, South Carolina, to support their Good Growth Program. This project will support an initiative to expand the Good Enterprises entrepreneur training and support program. The project will be matched with […]

SBA: T.H.R.I.V.E., Executive Level Business Training for Entrepreneurs Ready to Maximize Their Full Potential, Launched

Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the launch of T.H.R.I.V.E. (Train, Hope, Rise, Innovate, Venture, Elevate), a reimagined training program for small business leaders, formerly known as Emerging Leaders. “T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined initiative will provide […]