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 […]

EDA: $2.4 Grant Made to Established Workforce Training Facility at Florida Gateway College

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.4 million grant to Florida Gateway College of Lake City, Florida, to support the construction of the Gateway College Commercial Vehicle Driving Postsecondary Adult Vocational Facility. The project, to be located in […]

HUD: John Marshall Law School and HUD Team Up to Launch National Fair Housing Training Academy

Partnership to cultivate next generation of civil rights professional The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is partnering with the John Marshall Law School in Chicago and Cloudburst Consulting Group, Inc., to develop the National Fair Housing Training Academy (NFHTA). The Academy will prepare […]

SBA: Funding Competition Announced for Organizations Providing Training to Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs

The  U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that non-profit organizations, state and local agencies, and institutions of higher learning are eligible to compete for funding of up to $150,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to  service-disabled veterans.  Up to six awardees will use the $300,000 in total funding to participate in the Service-Disabled […]

EDA: $16 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Training Efforts in Key West, FL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $16 million grant to Florida Keys Community College of Key West, Florida, to build a new training facility that will offer workforce training and apprenticeship programs and also provide the College with […]

SBA: World Trade Month Kicks Off with Go Global Webinar Series

As part of World Trade Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration, along with several other federal agencies, will conduct  a four-part webinar series entitled, “Go Global” starting May 9th.  This online program aims to help participants gain valuable insights on strategies for international sales success. Presenting agencies in the webinar series include […]

EDA: Investment Made in Business Incubator and Workforce Training Facility in North Charleston, SC

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing in Homes of Hope Inc. to renovate an existing building in North Charleston, South Carolina, to serve as a business incubator and training facility. The investment will be matched by $2 million in […]

SBA: National Small Business Week Hosts Second Annual Virtual Conference on May 5 to May 7

As part of the National Small Business Week (NSBW), the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses, will cohost the second annual NSBW Virtual Conference from May 7 – 8, 2019. The conference will include educational webinars presented by NSBW Cosponsors, virtual exhibit booths, and a networking room where business owners […]

Census Bureau: Webinar on April 9th on Accessing Data in 2019 with Transition to data.census.gov

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to show participants how to access data using data.census.gov. The Census Bureau has developed a new way of accessing data and is now a few months away from the official launch of data.census.gov and the retirement of American FactFinder in June. Starting in July, […]