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March 5, 2024

EDA Supports Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Expansion of Retail Operations to Serve More Inyo County Visitors

The dramatic landscapes of Inyo County, California make it a popular filming location, with more than 400 movies and countless television ads shot in the surrounding area. It is also a destination for outdoor enthusiasts who are drawn to its iconic locales, such as Death Valley and Mount Whitney. All of these visitors require fuel, food, and other supplies, a need upon which the Bishop Paiute Tribe are moving to capitalize.
  • Small Business Development/RLF
September 21, 2023

EDA Powered Capital is Helping Delaware and Pennsylvania Surge Business Growth

For more than thirty years, True Access Capital (TAC) has been empowering small business owners and entrepreneurs in Delaware and Pennsylvania, providing them with startup capital. Since opening its doors in 1991, TAC has provided nearly $50 million in funding to more than 1,400 organizations, allowing them to, in turn, open for business as well.
  • Small Business Development/RLF
August 30, 2023

EDA-Funded Nonprofit Helps Local Startups Open for Business in South Carolina

In 2007, Lowcountry Local First (LLF) opened its doors in Charleston, South Carolina. The founders of this non-profit organization wanted to advance economic prosperity and local ownership through innovative and inclusive initiatives—exactly the kind of initiative that would benefit from EDA’s investment.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Development/RLF
August 17, 2023

EDA Helps Ensure Maine is “Built for Business”

Since 1943, the State of Maine was home to the Brunswick Naval Air Station, a training facility for pilots heading off to Europe during World War 2. They operated under the motto: “Built for Business.”  Today, that slogan has taken on a new meaning.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Development/RLF
July 20, 2023

Wisconsin Chocolatier Achieves Sweet Success With Help From EDA-Funded Programs and Projects

“I was just a humble chocolate maker with a dream.” Daniel Herskovic, a gourmet chef who worked at top restaurants in San Francisco, New York, and Chicago, started his luxury chocolate company, Mayana Chocolate, in his apartment and eventually moved to a small table in the corner of a local cheesecake bakery on Chicago’s North Side.
  • Economic Development Districts
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Development/RLF
February 21, 2023

With EDA Support, Small Businesses Fulfill Big Dreams in Kentucky

“Your dream – our mission.” That’s the motto of Community Ventures, a community development financial institution (CDFI) that has been serving Kentucky since 1982. Today, they operate five offices throughout the state and are committed to improving the quality of life for all of its citizens.
  • Small Business Development/RLF