The Economic Development Administration’s Five Investment Priorities
29 Jan 2020
Knowing your revitalization partner’s priorities adds clarity and saves time. When they are a funder with a competitive grant process, there’s all the more reason to know their priorities.
For local communities interested in knowing where the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is at with their current investment priorities, a speech at the 88th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors delivered by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development and Chief Operating Officer Dennis Alvord pointed the way.
Minnesota Ag in the Classroom offering resources to incorporate ag education in all classroomsJan 27 2020
A unique partnership is putting agriculture education back in the classroom. Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom provides free resources and professional development opportunities across the state that meet the K-12 academic standards and allows teachers of all studies to incorporate ag literacy into the classroom. It’s a partnership...
HARMONY, Minn. – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky announced USDA has invested $11 million in three, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 1,395 rural households and nearly 120 businesses throughout several counties in Minnesota and northern Iowa...
Indiana University and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration have launched a new online mapping tool that will help business people find Opportunity Zones that aim to steer private investment toward economically distressed areas. Click here to read the full article!