EDA: Investment Made to Boost Workforce Training in Baltimore, MD Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $1.6 million in City Life Community Builders of Baltimore, Maryland, to support the reuse of the Hoen Lithograph Complex as a workforce training center. The project, to be located in a Tax Cuts and […]

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 […]

HUD: White House and HUD Publish Opportunity Zone Implementation Plan

The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council (“Council”) today published its Implementation Plan, outlining to President Donald J. Trump a detailed work plan for how the Council—chaired by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson—will accomplish the goals specified in Executive Order 13583 of December 12, […]

EDA: $500,000 Invested to Support Workforce Training Efforts in Mobile, AL

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $500,000 grant to Alabama Aviation Education Center, Inc., of Mobile, Alabama, which is located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designated Opportunity Zone, to support development of the new Flight Works Alabama Aviation Education Center. “President […]

EDA: $1.1 Million Invested to Modernize Workforce Training Facilities at Pine Technical College in Minnesota

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to Pine Technical College of Pine City, Minnesota, to support their workforce training center modernization, upgrade and expansion project. “The Trump Administration is committed to supporting opportunities for technical […]

EDA: $2 Million Invested to Support Workforce Development in Kannapolis, NC

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College of Kannapolis, North Carolina, to construct a new Advanced Technology Center (ATC) to serve regional industrial workforce demands for higher-skilled jobs. According to grantee estimates, […]

EDA: $3.1 Million Invested to Support Disaster Resiliency Efforts in Laurens, SC

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.1 million grant to Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission of Laurens, South Carolina, to make critical water infrastructure improvements needed to keep businesses open in the wake of future severe weather […]

EDA: $749,000 Invested to Boost Workforce Training Opportunities in West Virginia

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $749,000 grant to Bridge Valley Community and Technical College of South Charleston, West Virginia, to help establish the Bridge Valley Construction, Telecommunications, and Energy Workforce Training Center, which will be located on Bridge Valley’s Montgomery campus. “Bridge […]

ABA: Free Career Training for Veterans, Transitioning Military Members and Military Spouses Unveiled

As the nation honors veterans this week for their service to the country, the American Bankers Association is launching a new training initiative designed to make it easier for those who serve to make the transition to banking.  Today ABA released Transitioning Careers – Basic Bank Training for Veterans, a […]

HUD: Public Housing Agencies Invited to Join Meeting to Work Demonstration Project

MTW allows greater flexibility to improve housing choice and self-sufficiency The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is inviting public housing agencies to join the Department’s expanding Moving to Work demonstration program. Moving to Work (MTW) allows public housing agencies (PHAs) to practice greater program flexibility and encourages […]