EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance
2 Jun 2021
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides the Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs to help communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.
EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance, which is being administered under the authority of the bureau’s flexible Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) (PDF) program, provides a wide-range of financial assistance to communities and regions as they respond to and recover from the impacts of the pandemic.
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Shuttered Venue Operators GrantJun 2 2021
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by...
Our region is committed to economic success, our future workforce and business growth. Therefore, local communities have a vested interest in our education system. Recently, HB3145 was introduced and passed in the Illinois House of Representatives, by a vote of 99-17. This House Bill is meant to amend the...