EDA: $4.9 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Healthcare Workforce Training Efforts in Pueblo, CO

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.9 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Pueblo Community College (PCC), Pueblo, Colorado, to expand the college’s healthcare training program. The project will allow PCC to expand and grow its […]

EDA: $3.6 Million Invested to Establish a Manufacturing Workforce Training Center in Cleveland, OH

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.6 million grant to the Workroom Program Alliance and the Cleveland Municipal School District., Cleveland, Ohio, to renovate a 33,000-square-foot space within Cleveland’s Collinwood High School for use as an adult […]

EDA: $16 Million Invested to Construct a Disaster Preparedness, Recovery Education, and Training Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $16 million grant to Ecoexploratorio, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico, to construct a disaster preparedness, recovery education, and training center and ensure continuity of operations during natural disasters. This EDA grant […]

SBA: Funding Awarded for Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the awarding of $500,000 in a grant agreement with the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation’s National Center for the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) to deliver the SBA’s Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program.   The funding opportunity, offered by SBA’s Office of Veterans Business […]

EDA: $516,360 in CARES Axct Recovery Assistance Invested to Expand Plastics Workforce Training Program in West Virginia

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $516,360 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, Martinsburg, West Virginia, to expand its plastics training program to meet local industry workforce needs in Morgan, Jefferson and Berkley counties. The project, to […]

EDA: $2.5 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Business Development and Training at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, to support the Center for Applied Research and Rural Innovation and promote business development and workforce […]

EDA: $2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Healthcare and Workforce Training at Cossatot Community College in Arkansas

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas, De Queen, Arkansas, to support a Medical Mobile Unit and create a healthcare simulation lab […]

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 […]