Vermont DED program updates and grant opportunities

Vermont DED program updates and grant opportunities

DED staff joined the Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation team and city officials on a tour of downtown St. Albans where housing, commercial and streetscape improvements were accomplished with a variety of local, State and Federal programs and incentives. John Goldstein is on the bottom right. Courtesy photo. by Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

Ogeechee Tech to Launch New Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program This Fall

Ogeechee Tech to Launch New Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program This Fall

Photo courtesy OTC Ogeechee Technical College will be launching a new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program this fall. August 23 will mark the first day of classes for the new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program at Ogeechee Technical College. The new program offers a degree, a diploma, and two certificate options for completion. “Our Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Galion provides 0K in CARES Act money for Chamber small business relief grant program

Galion provides $200K in CARES Act money for Chamber small business relief grant program

GALION — The City of Galion is providing $200,000 in federal CARES Act dollars it has received to fund a small business relief grant program being managed by the Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce. “Perhaps the most successful use of CARES funds in 2020 was the county commissioner-funded business assistance program,” Galion Mayor Tom

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Malawi Among Hosts of European Commission, OACPS, UNCDF Digital Finance Program for Women, Youth

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Malawi Among Hosts of European Commission, OACPS, UNCDF Digital Finance Program for Women, Youth

In early 2021, the EU’s European Commision (EC), the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) announced a program with a budget of EUR 15 million (USD 17.7 million) intended to utilize digital finance to improve financial inclusion and access to e-commerce for 600,000 women and youth

If your business missed out on the PPP program, here’s where else you can turn for money

If your business missed out on the PPP program, here’s where else you can turn for money

The Paycheck Protection Program was seen as a limitless treasure chest when it launched a year ago to help small businesses weather the economic catastrophe brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. But struggling businesses have finally hit the bottom. Last week, the Small Business Administration, which runs the program, said loan money for traditional banks

Payroll Protection Program running out of money for small businesses | Business

Payroll Protection Program running out of money for small businesses | Business

SPOKANE — What started as a bold plan to save small businesses by a federal agency best known for disaster loans has turned into a massive $780 billion bailout that local bankers believe was necessary to prevent more catastrophic economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s officials on Wednesday announced the