Governor Noem Thanks U.S. Department of Commerce for Economic Development Grants

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced two CARES Act grants targeted at responding to the coronavirus pandemic in South Dakota.

“South Dakota is working to get back to normal, and the Trump administration has been a tremendous help to us in that effort,” said Governor Noem. “I’m grateful to Secretary Wilbur Ross and the Department of Commerce for continuing to support our small businesses with the capital they need to deal with the unique challenges that they’re facing.”

The EDA announced $4.4 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to the South Eastern Development Foundation, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a 6-county region including Clay, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Turner, and Union counties.

The EDA also announced $1.8 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to the Northeast Council of Governments, Aberdeen, South Dakota, a 12-county region including Beadle, Brown, Campbell, Day, Edmunds, Faulk, Hand, Marshall, McPherson, Potter, Spink, and Walworth counties.