EDA: $53 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds and CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested Last Week

Last week, the following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds and CARES Act Recovery Assistance programs: September 28, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost Tourism by Making Recreational Infrastructure Improvements in Portland, Oregon September 27, 2022 – U.S. Department […]

EDA: $1.8 Million Invested to Build Renewable Energy Workforce Training Center in Lame Deer, MT

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.8 million grant to Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, to build the Northern Cheyenne Energy Education and Training Center (NCEETC). This project will provide workforce development and training for in-demand […]

EDA: $2.8 Million Invested to Support Workforce Development Efforts in Klickitat County, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.8 million grant to Klickitat County, Washington, to develop an aviation maintenance training facility at Columbia Gorge Regional Airport and provide related infrastructure improvements, including water, sewer, and electrical services. This project […]

EDA: $3.5 Million to Boost the Agriculture Industry and Workforce in LaSalle County, IL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.5 million grant to Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC), Oglesby, Illinois, to construct a new agriculture education facility. This grant will allow IVCC to train and upskill agriculture workers, aid in the development […]

EDA: $4.2 Million Invested to Boost Manufacturing Workforce Training Efforts in Northeast Ohio

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.2 million grant to the Lake County Community College District, Kirtland, Ohio, to renovate Lakeland Community College’s Industrial Skills Training Center for Advanced Manufacturing. This grant will help to diversify the local economy […]

EDA: $5 Million Invested to Support Construction Trades Workforce Development in the Appalachian Region of Ohio

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to Belmont College, St. Clairsville, Ohio, for construction of a new building to house the construction trades program. This grant will support regional workforce development in the construction trades, preparing […]

EDA: Over $85 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Invested Last Week

The following grants were made under the American Rescue Plan Funds program: September 21, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2.5 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost High Speed Internet Connectivity in Southwest Louisiana September 20, 2022 – U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $5.3 Million in American Rescue Plan […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested for Water and Sewer System Upgrades in Support of Job Creation and Workforce Development in Franklin County, VA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the town of Highgate/Village of Swanton, Highgate Center, Vermont, to support business and job growth efforts by extending water and sewer service from Swanton to the Franklin County […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Development Efforts in Clifton Forge, VA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to the Mountain Gateway Community College Real Estate Foundation, Clifton Forge, Virginia, for renovation of a workforce development center to service a community impacted by the declining use of […]

EDA: $4 Million Invested to Boost Workforce Development Efforts in Panola County, MS

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million grant to Panola County, Mississippi, to renovate a former outlet mall building for use as a workforce training center that will serve North Mississippi. This project will help establish the […]