EDA: $7 Million Invested to Support Critical Infrastructure and Workforce Training Efforts in West Virginia

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing more than $7 million in the state of West Virginia to develop infrastructure needed for business growth and workforce training programs. The grants, some of which are located in or are near Tax Cuts […]

EDA: $7.3 Million Invested in Infrastructure and Workforce Training Efforts in California Opportunity Zones

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $7.3 million in the state of California to help build and repair critical infrastructure and advance workforce training efforts. The grants, to be located in or to serve Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designated Opportunity Zone, […]

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: $1.4 Million Invested Help Establish Career Technology Center to Serve Fort Smith, AR Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $1.4 million grant to the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas, to help build the Fort Smith Public Schools Career Technology Center (CTC) for training in advanced manufacturing, health care, and information technology. The […]

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: $2 Million Invested to Support Growth of Aviation and Aerospace Workforce in Mississippi

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Pearl River Community College of Poplarville, Mississippi, to fund construction of a new Aviation and Aerospace Workforce Academy at the Stennis International Airport. The grant, to be matched […]

EDA: $1.53 Million Grant Awarded to Expand Digital Literacy Services for Job Seekers near Machias, ME Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.53 million grant to the Axiom Education & Training Center in Machias, Maine, to provide computer and online skills training for unemployed and underemployed job seekers. The project, to be located near […]