SSTI, EDA hosting webinar next week about $1.5 billion in available grant funding

SSTI is joining with the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to host a special webinar June 9 about the federal agency’s $1.5 billion in economic development grants available for coronavirus response and recovery efforts at the local, state and regional levels.

EDA panelists also will discuss the pending innovation and entrepreneurship challenge component of the funding. Those scheduled to speak include:

  • Dana Gartzke, Performing the Delegated Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development;
  • Joel Frushone Director, EDA’s Office of External Affairs and Communications; and
  • Craig Buerstatte, Director of EDA’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The event begins at 2 p.m. EDT. To register, click here.

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