2012 EDA Grants

December 17 - 28, 2012

$2,069,600 in 2012 Disaster Recovery Relief Opportunity funds to the city of Yankton, South Dakota, to support construction of critical infrastructure improvements to the city of Yankton’s wastewater collection, transmission, and treatment systems necessary to withstand changes in groundwater levels due to future flooding.

December 10 - 14, 2012

$6 million in 2012 Disaster Recovery Relief Opportunity funds to the Quonset Development Corporation and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, to support the construction of a bulkhead at the Quonset Business Park.

October 1 - 5, 2012

$1,000,000 to the Burlington Electric Department to assist in the establishment of an Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Fund (EE RLF). The fund will provide on-bill loan financing for up to 150 commercial electric users seeking to make efficiency electrical improvements.

September 24 - 28, 2012

$2,929,200 to the City of Garden Grove, CA to construct roadway, infrastructure, and drainage improvements along Harbor Boulevard to assist existing and developing commercial areas in Garden Grove.

September 17 - 21, 2012

$8,000,000 (amended from original amount of $2,000,000) to Clemson University, SC to construct Clemson University's Graduate Education Center in North Charleston, the centerpiece of the university's vision for private-public collaboration.

September 10 - 14, 2012

$4,000,000 to City of Flagstaff, Arizona to fund the construction of a phase II business incubator at the Northern Arizona Center for Emerging Technologies, which will, in conjunction with Northern Arizona University, provide business assistance services for Phase I graduates to accelerate the commercialization of their products

September 3 - 7, 2012

$1,500,000 to Mid-South Community College at West Memphis, Arkansas to construct the Mid-South Aviation and Manufacturing Training Facility in West Memphis. Building resiliency through economic diversification, this project supports the development of a skilled workforce to meet the demand of existing and potential employers in the growing alternative energy equipment manufacturing cluster.

August 13 - 17, 2012

$800,000 to the City of Cotulla, Texas, to fund the installation of water distribution lines and appurtenance to expand the Las Palmas commercial park in the northwest quadrant of the city of Cotulla.

August 6 - 10, 2012

$1,661,575 to the City of Rushville and the Rushville Redevelopment Commission, Rushville, Indiana, to construct utility and roadway infrastructure to develop access and prepare the city-owned industrial park site for businesses that will invest in the regional economy and create jobs.

July 30-August 3, 2012

$500,000 in 2012 Rural Jobs Accelerator* funds to the Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, to fund Project 17: Together We Succeed, a regional initiative in a 17-county region of Southeast Kansas targeted at creating and sustaining jobs in advanced manufacturing by accelerating innovation.

July 23 - 27, 2012

$945,000 to the Kentucky Department of Local Government, Frankfort, Kentucky, to support the development and implementation of comprehensive economic development strategies (CEDS) for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

July 16 - 20, 2012

$1.811 million to the City of Deer Park, Washington, to fund construction of water and sewer lines, storm drains, and roadway improvements for the development of a light industrial area and business park in Deer Park.

July 9 - 13, 2012

$1,295,159 in 2012 disaster relief funds to the City of Minnewaukan, North Dakota, to fund construction of a new waterline, a water distribution system, and critical infrastructure necessary to connect the existing town site to a new town site located outside the flood plain.

July 2 - 6, 2012

$1,759,994 to Applied Strategies International, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois, to fund the activities of the Midwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center in Chicago, which serves firms located in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, to strengthen their competitiveness in the worldwide marketplace. This investment is part of a $2,602,859 project.

June 25 - 29, 2012

$2.7 million to the City of Rockford and the Greater Rockford Airport Authority, Rockford, Illinois, to reconstruct major roads at the Chicago-Rockford International Airport to support heavy truck traffic.

June 11 - 15, 2012

$2.416 million to the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, to support the construction of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head, on the campus of the Kapiolani Community College in Honolulu.

June 4 - 8, 2012

$3 million to the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority and the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, to fund the renovation of an existing building into a LEED-certified alternative energy and biotechnology demonstration incubator in Kailua-Kona.

May 21 - 25, 2012

$2 million to the Aiken Technical College and the Aiken County Technical Education Commission, Aiken, South Carolina, to construct a new LEED Silver certified facility on the Aiken Technical College campus to train skilled workers who can meet the needs of the region's new and expanding advanced manufacturing, nuclear technology, and alternative energy clusters.

May 14 - 18, 2012

$843,000 to Cheatham County and the Cheatham County Water and Wastewater Authority, Ashland City, Tennessee, to construct a wastewater treatment plant that is critical to serve nine industrial facilities in the Cheatham County Industrial Park.