EDA Launches 2019 Regional Innovation Strategies Program Competition

*Provided by the EDA EDA’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) leads the Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program. Under the RIS Program, the centerpiece of the Regional Innovation Program authorized under Section 27 of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (15 U.S.C. § 3722), EDA currently awards grants that build regional capacity to translate [...]

2019-02-06T16:49:47+00:00February 6th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

LAEDC created Guide to Help Planning for Business Operations After Earthquakes

*Provided by LAEDC If you’re operating a business in California, you need to take steps to improve the chances that your business operations and systems will still run after an earthquake or other natural disaster by planning for Business Continuity, Business Resiliency and Disaster Recovery. Consider the effects an earthquake may have on your business, [...]

2019-01-28T12:57:29+00:00January 28th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Community Development Block Grant Program for Non-Entitlement Jurisdictions – Notice of Funding Availability Amendment

*Provided by the California Department of Housing and Community Development The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has released an Amendment to the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The following updates were also made to the application workbooks: CDBG Application Summary Workbook: The Request for Waiver, Colonia Request for Waiver, Jurisdiction and [...]

2019-01-09T14:15:56+00:00January 9th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

USDA Offering Millions in Loans & Grants to help Build Broadband Infrastructure in Rural USA

*Provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering up to $600 million in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America. Telecommunications companies, rural elec-tric cooperatives and utilities, internet service providers and municipalities may apply for funding through USDA’s new ReConnect Program to [...]

2019-01-08T13:52:27+00:00January 8th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|