This is an online event.
Thursday, June 18
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
The COVID-19 Pandemic has caused the greatest economic disruption in decades. The Economic Development Administration is providing $268 million in grant funding to Texas and the surrounding States through the CARES Act to support job creation and bolster economic recovery. Join H-GAC from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 18, for a webinar with the Economic Development Administration to learn how your community can access this grant funding for economic development.
• Jeffery Sjostrom of the Galveston Economic Development Partnership will demonstrate how the City of Galveston has leveraged Economic Development Administration funding to speed economic recovery.
• Jason Wilson of the Economic Development Administration will discuss the CARES Act funding available and their criteria for making investments.
• Joshua Owens of the Gulf Coast Economic Development District will present on the application process and the information you will need to submit a competitive application.