2018 EDA Grants

December 14 - 20, 2018

$666,000 to the Winchester Economic Development Corporation, Winchester/Cheshire County, New Hampshire, to fund construction of roadway, sewer, water and drainage infrastructure to establish the 24-acre first phase of a 55-acre manufacturing-focused industrial park.

December 7 - 13, 2018

$1,167,597 to the Herman J. Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Atlanta/Fulton County, Georgia, to amend an existing grant to support renovations of the former H.J. Russell and Company headquarters into a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified Herman J. Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

November 30-December 6, 2018

$1,800,000 to the Guam Contractors Association Trades Academy, Inc., Tamuning/Guam County, Guam, to amend an existing grant to support the construction of a building to be used as a workforce training facility in Tamuning, Guam.

November 23 - 29, 2018

$3,100,000 in 2018 Disaster Supplemental funds to the Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission, Laurens/Laurens County, South Carolina, to fund water system improvements to the new water treatment plant, which will be built at Lake Greenwood in Laurens County, South Carolina.

November 9 - 15, 2018

$120,000 in 2018 Disaster Supplemental funding to the Northeast Florida Regional Council, Jacksonville/Duval County, Florida, to fund a disaster resiliency plan for Northeast Florida Regional Planning Council in Duval County, Florida.

November 2 - 8, 2018

$1,899,367 to the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority, Macon/Bibb County, Georgia, to fund infrastructure improvements supporting a tissue product manufacturing company in Macon-Bibb’s Sofkee Industrial Park.

October 26-November 1, 2018

$5,000,000 in Economic Adjustment Assistance- 2018 Disaster Supplemental funding to the City of Port Aransas, Port Aransas/Nueces County, Texas, to support improvements to the Port Aransas Municipal Marina, including the rebuilding of docks, pavilion enhancements, and relocation of the harbor office.

October 12 - 18, 2018

$600,000 to the Pan American Development Foundation, Washington, District of Columbia, to support the Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) on Innovation and Entrepreneurship program from 2018 to 2021 in North-Central California, Puerto Rico, and other disaster-impacted regions to stimulate investment opportunities.

October 5 - 11, 2018

$5,000,000 in 2018 Disaster Supplemental funding to the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Beaumont/Jefferson County, Texas, to fund the reconstruction of dock infrastructure at the Port of Beaumont.

September 28-October 4, 2018

$5,510,964 in 2018 Disaster Supplemental funding to the City of Perris and the Perris Community Economic Development Corporation, Perris/Riverside County, California, to support the construction of a skills training and job placement center with the redevelopment of approximately 3.5 acres of properties within the City of Perris, located in Riverside County.

September 21 - 27, 2018

$4,490,615 to the Lower Sioux Indian Community, Morton, Minnesota, to fund construction of the Lower Sioux Intergenerational Cultural Incubator, a facility with training and production space for tribal entrepreneurs working in pottery, quilting, media/graphic arts, culinary arts, and mixed-artistic media such as quilling, beading, and regalia making.

September 14 - 20, 2018

$3 million to the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, for construction of the Lac du Flambeau Workforce Training and Business Development Center to help broaden access to workforce training with special emphasis on the trade, entrepreneurship and innovation in Lac du Flambeau.

September 7 - 13, 2018

$500,000 to the Town of Huntland, Tennessee, to fund the construction of a municipal sewage system to adequately treat sewage that is needed to facilitate the expansion of a hardwood lumber manufacturer in the area.

August 31-September 6, 2018

$2,015,395 to the County of Jackson and the Southwestern Community College Board of Trustees, Sylva, North Carolina, to fund the construction of a workforce training facility known as the Health Sciences Occupations Building, serving Western North Carolina and will be located on the main campus of Southwestern Community College.

August 24 - 30, 2018

$3 million to the County of Cape May, New Jersey, to fund the construction of a multi-tenant building specifically designed for the needs of companies in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry.

August 17 - 23, 2018

$1,975,800 to the Delaware Technical and Community College, Dover, Delaware, to support the construction of a building for a diesel and automotive technician training center to be known as the Delaware Technical Community College's Automotive Center of Excellence.

August 10 - 16, 2018

$2.8 million to the City of Brewton, Alabama, to fund construction of new water and sewer facilities that will essentially serve the City of Brewton and outlying areas in the region.

August 3 - 9, 2018

$703,00 to the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency and the Town of Hounsfield, New York, to assist the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency and the Town of Hounsfield to install water, sewer, storm water management, and fiber-optic cable necessary for business development at Watertown International Airport.

July 19 - 26, 2018

$500,000 to the City of Corsicana, Texas, to support sanitary sewer main and lift station improvements for a light industrial park along I-45 in Corsicana, Texas.

July 13 - 19, 2018

$400,000 to the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, Alexandria, Louisiana, to fund the purchase and renovation of a building for the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance to develop the Center for Innovation and Prosperity in downtown Alexandria, Louisiana.

June 29-July 5, 2018

$2,272,895 to America’s Central Port District, Granite City, Illinois, to fund the construction of a rail spur, rail uploading pit and driveway improvements to serve the primary harbor storage building at America’s Central Port Manufacturing and Transportation Facility in Granite City, Illinois.

June 22 - 28, 2018

3 million to the City of Chelsea, Massachusetts, to support the reconstruction of critical infrastructure roadway to serve the New England Produce Cluster in the City of Chelsea, Massachusetts.

June 14 - 21, 2018

$738,425 to the City of Fremont, Michigan, to fund the construction of a road extension that will provide an alternative truck route for the City of Fremont’s Industrial Park. Once completed, the project will reduce traffic congestion in downtown Fremont, alleviate truck traffic from residential streets, and fill vacant parcels in the City, which will boost new commercial and industrial development, and create opportunities for job creation in the region.

June 8 - 14, 2018

$180,000 to the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, Jasper, Texas, to support the coordination and development of the Deep East Texas Regional Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Program providing assistance in the declared disaster counties of Jasper, Newton, Pol, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, and Tyler.

May 4 - 10, 2018

$2 million to the Saginaw County Road Commission, Saginaw, Michigan, to support the reconstruction and expansion of Dixie Highway, a historic transportation route in Saginaw County, Michigan.

April 20 - 26, 2018

$858,885 to the Village of Delta, the Maumee Valley Planning Organization, and Fulton County, Ohio to fund the construction of a new raw water pump station to provide untreated water service to an industrial park within Fulton County and the Village of Delta, Ohio.

April 6 - 12, 2018

$1.535 million to the John C. Calhoun state Community College/Alabama Community College System, Tanner, Alabama, to support the construction of an automotive technology program facility on the campus of Calhoun Community College.

March 30-April 5, 2018

$1.93 million to the Town of Hartland, Maine, to fund the construction of upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plant, throughout the Town of Hartland in Somerset County.

March 29-April 4, 2019

EDA announced 19 investments from March 29-April 4, 2019, totaling $7,011,217. These investments include the following: (1) $5,071,217 in 12 Economic Adjustment Assistance projects to help communities design and implement strategies to adjust or bring about change to their economy in response to structural damage to their underlying economic base, which includes three projects for $2,989,071 that will help create 78 jobs, save 163 jobs, and leverage $8,697,000 in private investment; (2) $1,100,000 in one Public Works project to help communities revitalize, expand, and upgrade their physical infrastructure; and (3) $840,000 in six Partnership Planning projects to support the development and implementation of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy process.

March 23 - 29, 2018

$2.64 million to the Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle, Weirton, West Virginia, to fund rehabilitation of the Wheeling Corrugating Steel Plant complex in Brooke County.

March 16 - 22, 2018

$2 million to Franklin County and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Shelbyville, Tennessee, to fund the construction of a proposed training facility at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology.

March 2 - 8, 2018

$510,790 https://www.eda.gov/news/press-releases/2018/03/06/forsyth-ga.htmto the City of Forsyth, Georgia, to fund improvements to electrical infrastructure, doubling capacity for the Monroe County Industrial Park.

February 8 - 15, 2018

$486,000 to the InterBel Telephone Cooperative, Eureka, Montana, to fund the installation of fiber-optic cable to deliver high-speed Internet service to business customers located in the Town of Eureka.

January 12 - 18, 2018

$2,964,36https://www.eda.gov/news/press-releases/2018/01/18/highland-ca.htm0 to the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Bernardino County, Highland, California, to fund the construction of two roadways to support access to an airport and commercial zone in Highland, which is in the vicinity of the San Manuel Reservation.

January 4 - 11, 2018

$615,673 to the City of Gothenburg, Nebraska, to support the extension of the water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems to provide service to an existing industrial subdivision that currently has limited water service and utilizes an outdated septic system.