$140,000 IMT Educational Grant Awarded to Corsicana High School, Navarro College & Foundation

Rural Development Partners (Forest City, IA) and NMTC partner Audubon Metals (Corsicana, TX) awarded a matching funds grant of $140,000 to strengthen workforce development in the Corsicana region. Workforce development is one of the primary challenges companies and communities face today. As manufacturing processes continue to evolve through advances in technology, the importance of a trained and skilled workforce is …

$100,000 Workforce Development Grant Awarded to Barnwell County (SC)

Rural Development Partners (Forest City, IA) and NMTC partner Cascades (Barnwell, SC) awarded a matching funds grant of $100K toward workforce development initiatives for Barnwell County, a region dominated by manufacturing, agriculture, and service industries. Barnwell is one of seven counties represented by the SouthernCarolina Alliance, a regional nonprofit organization providing economic development marketing and recruitment in the Lower Savannah …

Public-Private Partnership Grant Awarded to Pride of Atmore

Atmore, AL Rural Development Partners (RDP), together with Coastal Growers LLC, is pleased to announce a $150,000 jointly funded grant to Pride of Atmore through RDP’s Community Investment Program. This $3.3 million project involves restoration of the historic Strand Theatre, an iconic landmark established in 1921, serving as an anchor for the community for nearly a century. A music studio …