Providing technical assistance to entrepreneurs, businesses,
and communities, to help address the economic impacts caused by
• Moving courses to an on-line platform.
• Conducting and distributing research to address challenges.
• Providing adequate funding for technology support for
• Assisting communities in workforce training and other
professional development programs.
“These funds will provide Bowling Green State with the
additional tools and resources to address the economic fallout
from Covid-19,” said Brown. “Not only will this investment
support faculty and students, but it will also lead to more jobs
and economic growth in Bowling Green and the surrounding area.”
The EDA is the only federal government agency focused
exclusively on economic development. The program is designed to
provide financial assistance to communities, and promote
economic development. The CARES Act, signed into law on
March 27, 2020, provides the EDA with $1.5 billion specifically
for economic development assistance programs to help communities
prevent, prepare, and respond to coronavirus.