Learn More About USDA Rural Development’s Value-Added Producer Grant Program

Provided by USDA Rural Development "Helping our nation’s agricultural producers remain strong, vibrant businesses is an important goal of USDA Rural Development’s Value-Added Producer Grant program. The VAPG program is open to agricultural producers, producer groups and co-ops looking to generate new products, and create and expand marketing opportunities while increasing producer income and customer base. VAPG [...]

2019-09-04T15:18:38+00:00September 4th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

EDA Announces Availability of $587 Million to Aid Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters

*Provided by the EDA "EDA has a long history of successfully supporting disaster recovery and resiliency efforts. EDA's role in disaster recovery is to facilitate the timely and effective delivery of Federal economic development assistance to support long-term community economic recovery planning and project implementation, redevelopment and resiliency. EDA is uniquely positioned to coordinate regional [...]

2019-08-13T14:32:55+00:00August 13th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Soil Wealth: Investing in Regenerative Agriculture Across Asset Classes

*Provided by Croatan Institute “This study quantifies the U.S. landscape of investment funds that explicitly make sustainable food and agriculture or regenerative agriculture part of their investment strategy or criteria across investment asset classes – not only in farmland but also in cash and cash equivalents, fixed income, public equities, and private equity and venture capital. [...]

2019-07-24T13:57:29+00:00July 24th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Join CDBG for Interactive Training on the Redesigned Community Development Block Grant Program

*Provided by HCD Join the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to learn, provide feedback, and get answers to your questions about the Community Development Grant (CDBG) program. Training will be provided in a classroom setting and will include the following topics: CDBG 101: Introduction to CDBG and HUD terminology from planning to [...]

2019-07-11T08:59:02+00:00July 11th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|