Commerce Department Invests $10 Million in Florida to Support Business Recovery Efforts and Advanced Manufacturing

Hon. Secretary of Commerce

Mr. Wilber Ross

Commerce Department Invests $10 Million in Florida to Support Business Recovery Efforts and Advanced Manufacturing

Investing in communities and workers

Friday, May 29, 2020

Office of Public Affairs

FORT PIERCE, FL – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced $10 million in Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants to the state of Florida during a visit to Indian River State College (IRSC) in Ft. Pierce. The two EDA grants will help recovering businesses gain access to capital and will fund the construction of a new IRSC worker training facility to bolster the region’s advanced manufacturing sector. These EDA funds will be matched by more than $13 million in state and local investment and will directly create over 100 jobs….More….  

https://www.commerce.gov/news/press-releases/2020/05/commerce-department-invests-10-million-florida-support-business

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