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September 22, 2021

Field of Dreams Becoming More Than a Field for Rural Iowa Town

In the middle of a sea of cornfields in rural Iowa lies a spot that instantly sparks nostalgia in baseball fans everywhere -- the site of a 1989 hit movie Field of Dreams which coined the phrase “If you build it, he will come.”
  • Infrastructure
September 15, 2021

Elevate Ventures Leverages EDA Grant, Exceeds Expectations

An EDA grant to Indianapolis-based venture development firm Elevate Ventures has provided free entrepreneurship training to more than 500 entrepreneurs from across Indiana since 2019 – more than twice what was projected.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
September 8, 2021

With EDA Support, Washington State Gives a Green Light to the Blue Economy

As home to the fifth largest seaport in the United States and a maritime industry valued at $38 billion, Washington state may not seem like a place that needs additional resources to support maritime-directed economic development. But four-year-old Seattle-based nonprofit Washington Maritime Blue is helping fill a very specific gap in the region’s economic landscape.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
August 26, 2021

Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs

The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) was founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2018. It was created as a business generator, designed to inspire and support local African-American entrepreneurs as they innovate, create jobs and build wealth.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
August 25, 2021

EDA’s Economic Integrator Catalyzes Interagency Investments in San Diego

Nestled between Balboa Park and the San Diego International Airport, Maple Canyon is a unique green space that buffers business with nature inside San Diego’s sprawling, urban core. When flooding hit the canyon in 2017, a vast ecosystem of interdependent commercial enterprises, transportation networks, and natural habitats was impacted.
  • Economic Development Integration