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September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.9 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Roadway Construction to Support Future Development on Yavapai-Prescott Reservation

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.9 million grant to the Yavapai-Prescott Tribe, Prescott, Arizona, to make roadway infrastructure improvements needed to support business growth in a region impacted by the declining us of coal. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan and EDA’s $300 million Coal Communities Commitment.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Establish Business Hub in Providence, Rhode Island

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, Providence, Rhode Island, to establish the Rhode Island Small Business Development Hub.
  • Press Release
  • CARES Act
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4.5 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost Tourism Through Improvements to Recreational Amenities in Bisbee, Arizona

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.5 million grant to city of Bisbee, Arizona, to support the recovery of the tourism and outdoor recreation sector with development of a new, shared-use trail in the city. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 21, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2.5 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost High Speed Internet Connectivity in Southwest Louisiana

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.5 million grant to Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government dba LUS Fiber, Lafayette, Louisiana, to establish high-speed internet connectivity in support of business and job growth in Jennings, Louisiana. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $595,000 in American Rescue Plan Funds to Establish Statewide Energy Economic Coordination in Wyoming

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $595,000 grant to the Wyoming Energy Authority, Cheyenne, Wyoming, to establish the Wyoming Energy Regional Economic Coordination Office. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan and EDA’s $300 million Coal Communities Commitment.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $604,114 to Spur Collaboration and Innovation and Create Jobs in the Life Sciences and Healthcare Industries in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Region

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $604,114 grant to Connected DMV, Arlington, Virginia, to develop the Life Sciences & Healthcare Quantum Innovation Hub, a 12-month pilot program to accelerate those industries in the in the Greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan region.
  • Press Release