Program Updates

Program Updates

Renewable Energy in Beaver County

On October 7th, FCAOG hosted a field tour of renewable energy developments and resources concentrated in Beaver County. FCAOG was thrilled to partner with the Congressional Western Caucus to host Congressmen Christ Stewart, Dan Newhouse, Markwayne Mullin, Representatives from the US Economic Development Administration, Utah Association of Counties, and the Six County Association of Governments…

EDA American Rescue Plan Programs – Investing in America’s Communities

Under the American Rescue Plan, EDA was allocated $3 billion in supplemental funding to assist communities nationwide in their efforts to build back better by accelerating the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks. This EDA investment is the largest economic development initiative from…

St. George News Spotlights DRRE Plan, Recovery and Resiliency Initiative

Economic Development Planner Nathanuel Martinez recently sat down to speak with St. George News about his role and development of the Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Economic Development Plan (DRRE). This interview was an excellent opportunity to spread the word about our growing economic development team, while highlighting the steps we are taking to speed pandemic…

Small Business Assistance Grants

The Five County Association of Governments utilized CARES Act funding funneled through the Community Development Block Grant program to award 42 small businesses across the region in the initial critical months of the pandemic. By the completion of the program, Five County awarded over $200,000 to companies in the manufacturing, food services, hospitality, and tourism industries