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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
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $792,848 in American Rescue Plan Funds to Establish Aviation Maintenance Technician Training Program in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $792,848 grant to Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to renovate an existing aircraft hangar at the Cedar Rapids Airport into a learning facility for the Aviation Maintenance Technician program. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.1 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost Tourism in Cottage Grove, Oregon

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to the Bohemia Foundation, Cottage Grove, Oregon, to support the growth of the local tourism sector by making parks improvements in Cottage Grove. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Boost Manufacturing Workforce Development Efforts in California’s San Joaquin Valley

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million grant to Stanislaus Business Alliance, Modesto, California, to support workforce development in the manufacturing industry. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.3 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Programs to Improve Supply Chain Resiliency in the Food Sector

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.3 million grant to Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, to support research and technical assistance designed to improve supply chain resiliency in the food sector in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.5 Million for Water and Sewer System Upgrades in Support of Job Creation and Workforce Development in Franklin County, Vermont

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the town of Highgate/Village of Swanton, Highgate Center, Vermont, to support business and job growth efforts by extending water and sewer service from Swanton to the Franklin County Airport.
  • Press Release
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.6 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Water Treatment Improvements to Support Business Growth in Dodson, Louisiana

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million grant to the village of Dodson, Louisiana, to renovate its wastewater treatment plant in support of economic growth. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan
September 20, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.8 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Tourism in Galena, Illinois

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.8 million grant to Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society, Galena, Illinois, to construct a new Galena & Ulysses S. Grant Museum. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
  • Press Release
  • American Rescue Plan