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September 30, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2.2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Boost Manufacturing Growth in Sedro Woolley, Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Port of Skagit County, Washington, for infrastructure improvements and site development in support of regional manufacturing growth.
  • Press Release
  • CARES Act
September 28, 2022

FEMA and EDA Release New Resource to Align Community Plans and Build Resilience

A new resource will help economic development and hazard mitigation planners achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and Hazard Mitigation Plan Alignment Guide connects economic development and hazard mitigation plans so communities can be more resilient from natural hazards. The guide was a collaboration between FEMA and the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).
  • Blog
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4.2 Million to Boost Manufacturing Workforce Training Efforts in Northeast Ohio

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.2 million grant to the Lake County Community College District, Kirtland, Ohio, to renovate Lakeland Community College’s Industrial Skills Training Center for Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Press Release
  • Assistance to Nuclear Closure Communities
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $585,534 in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost Tourism by Restoring the Historic Liberty Theater in La Grande, Oregon

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $585,534 grant to the Liberty Theatre Foundation, Inc., La Grande, Oregon to support the recovery of the local tourism sector through the revitalization of a historic La Grande landmark. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $600,000 in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Outdoor Recreation in Hawaii

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $600,000 grant to the state of Hawaii to support the recovery of the local tourism and outdoor recreation sector through the development of new visitor amenities and attractions. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $660,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Develop Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Northern Arapaho Tribe in Fort Washakie, Wyoming

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $660,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Northern Arapaho Tribe, Fort Washakie, Wyoming, for climate monitoring equipment and development of a Climate Change Action Plan.
  • Press Release
  • CARES Act
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $800,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Capitalize Revolving Loan Fund to Serve Small Businesses in Utah

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $800,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Mountainland Economic Development District, Orem, Utah, to capitalize and administer a revolving loan fund that will serve small businesses in Utah, Summit, and Wasatch counties.
  • Press Release
  • CARES Act
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $800,000 in American Rescue Plan Funds to Promote Professional Recruitment in San Juan, Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $800,000 grant to ConPRmetidos, San Juan, Puerto Rico, to develop “El Comeback,” an innovative initiative designed to foster collaboration between the public and private sectors to strengthen Puerto Rico’s professional network and opportunities. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $861,310 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Capitalize Revolving Loan Fund to Serve Small Businesses in Texas

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $861,310 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to South Plains Association of Governments, Lubbock, Texas, to capitalize and administer a Revolving Loan Fund that will serve small businesses in the Panhandle and Permian Basin regions.
  • Press Release
  • CARES Act