Impact that starts locally and spans nationally (Data for November 2023)
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December 8, 2023

EDA 2023: A Year of Impact

2023 was another year of tremendous impact and growth at the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). Our dedicated team of public servants work tirelessly to improve the competitiveness of American industry through equitable and inclusive economic growth, a core priority of the Biden-Harris Administration. EDA’s efforts in 2023 resulted in approximately $403 million of federal investment in 584 projects, which are expected to support more than 27,000 quality jobs, and nearly $8.5 billion in private investment, according to grantee estimates.
  • Blog
November 17, 2023

Equitable Lending Leaders: Fostering Inclusive Entrepreneurial Lending in Indigenous Communities

Equity is the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) number one investment priority. While all EDA grant applications are evaluated with an equity lens, the bureau has also launched several dedicated programs to advance best practices in equitable economic development and deliver focused support to underrepresented populations, including America’s indigenous and tribal communities.
  • Blog
November 14, 2023

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4.4 Million for Infrastructure Improvements to Support Business Growth and Development in Louisiana

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $4.4 million in the state of Louisiana to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to support current and future businesses in regions impacted by recent disasters.
  • Press Release
  • Disaster Recovery
November 9, 2023

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces 60 Recipients of ‘Build to Scale’ Program to Support Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Startups Through Regional, Technology-Based Economic Development Strategies

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced “Build to Scale” grants awarded to 60 organizations across the country — located in 36 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico — totaling $53 million for programs that support technology entrepreneurs, catalyze innovation, and fuel economic growth. This is the 10th cohort of grantees for this program.
  • Press Release
November 2, 2023

Tech Hubs Designation Supported by Entire Biden-Harris Administration

With the designation of 31 inaugural Tech Hubs on October 23, 2023, EDA sent a strong signal about a region’s ability to position itself as a global competitor in a critical technological area, such as semiconductors, clean energy, critical minerals, biotechnology, precision medicine, autonomous systems, quantum computing, and more. We believe that these 31 regions across the country have the assets, resources, and capabilities to become global centers of innovation and job creators with this boost of attention and resources from the federal government.  
  • Blog
October 23, 2023

Administración Biden-Harris designa 31 Centros Tecnológicos (Tech Hubs) a través de Estados Unidos

WASHINGTON, DC — La administración Biden-Harris, a través de la Administración de Desarrollo Económico (EDA) del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados Unidos, anunció hoy la designación de 31 Tech Hubs en regiones de todo el país. Esta es la primera fase del nuevo programa Tech Hubs, que es una iniciativa de desarrollo económico diseñada para impulsar la innovación regional y la creación de empleo mediante el fortalecimiento de la capacidad de una región para fabricar, comercializar e implementar tecnología que mejorará la competitividad estadounidense. El programa invierte directamente en regiones florecientes y de alto potencial de Estados Unidos y apunta a transformarlas en centros de innovación globalmente competitivos.
  • Press Release
  • Tech Hubs
October 23, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Designates 31 Tech Hubs Across America

WASHINGTON, DC — The Biden-Harris administration, through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), today announced the designation of 31 Tech Hubs in regions across the country. This is the first phase of the new Tech Hubs program, which is an economic development initiative designed to drive regional innovation and job creation by strengthening a region’s capacity to manufacture, commercialize, and deploy technology that will advance American competitiveness. The program invests directly in burgeoning, high-potential U.S. regions and aims to transform them into globally competitive innovation centers.
  • Press Release
  • Tech Hubs