The workshop targeted local government leaders, educators, economic development organizations, workforce development organizations and non-profits. About 100 people attended in person or online.
“We know the process for funding projects can be complex and confusing. There are dozens of programs available with different rules and requirements, and we do our best to keep our community partners up-to-date,” said Julie Sullivan, the coalition’s executive vice president of regional development.
She encouraged community leaders to contact the coalition or the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission, which co-authored the CEDS in partnership with the EDA and with community input, to see whether projects in their community may qualify for funding.
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Workshop speakers also discussed grants or loans available through the U.S. Department of…