Community Development, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded $197,500 in federal funds to the New Mexico Economic Development Department's Office of International Trade to support with the expansion of...more
The City of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County are contracting for economic development plans. The county has already wrapped up a series of proposals for economic growth and the city is geared to offer...more
The University of New Mexico (UNM) has recently received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to help the school build an Innovate ABQ business...more
A new Sandy grant program, the Home Repair and Advocacy Program, aims to help seniors and people with disabilities with expenses related to rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy.
The program offers up...more
The Las Vegas case study examined four areas in the Las Vegas Metro featuring low to middle-level housing market subareas. Investors displayed a persistent presence throughout the study area,...more
New grants are rolled out for Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) for its Western New York Science, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP).
The GCEDC funding, part of...more
Social entrepreneur Sam Davidson, president of Cool People Care, an organization that helps people kick start their social good missions, delivered a motivational speech at the Towson University...more
Vans, the popular shoes manufacturer that promotes youth culture, has initiated Custom Culture, a giving program that supports the arts in schools -- benefiting kids and bringing awareness to the...more
An 18-member committee comprised of business and civic leaders have recently expressed their desire to increase the chance of projects getting funding from the federal Economic Development...more
The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center is going to conduct a workshop on community development block grants and loans targeted to businesses hurt by flooding last September.