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….