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 […]

EDA: Investment Made to Help Establish Welding Technology Training Facility in Tallahassee, FL Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.25 million grant to Tallahassee Community College of Tallahassee, Florida, to help establish the Welding Technologies Laboratory at the Kim B. Williams Advanced Manufacturing Training Center. The project, to be located in […]

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 […]

EDA: $500,000 Invested to Purchase Equipment Needed to Support Workforce Training Opportunities in Gillette, WY

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $500,000 grant to the Northern Wyoming Community College District of Sheridan, Wyoming, to purchase Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) equipment needed to support workforce training initiatives at Gillette College. This EDA grant will be matched with […]

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 […]