WVGES Now Accepting Grant Applications to Promote Economic Development


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The West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey (WVGES) is now accepting applications for up to a total of $745,000 in Broadband Technical Assistance Grant funds.

The funds will support statewide broadband use and adoption. Grant applications can be submitted in amounts ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 for broadband-based education, train-the-trainer programs and online application development. However, this is not open to individuals.


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Federal Programs Related to - Regional Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.

Federal Programs Related to - Computer & Information Science

Programs that conduct research in the area of science that addresses the study of data and information storage and processing systems including hardware, software, basic design principles, user requirements analysis and related economic and policy issues. Artificial Intelligence; Computer Architecture; Computer Science; Data Processing Technology; Information Sciences; Information Technology; Information Management; Information Science; Parallel Processing; Robotics; Software Engineering; Supercomputers

Federal Programs Related to - Community Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses.

Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones



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