WSU, South Kansas in the running for up to $75 million in EDA awards

The U.S. Economic Development Administration recently awarded Wichita State University and South Kansas $500,000 to Build Back Better with the potential opportunity for a Phase 2 award of $25-75 million.

The Build Back Better Regional Challenge will provide $1 billion in American Rescue Act funding to invest in America’s communities. This historic investment supports bottom-up economic development  focused on advancing equity, creating good-paying jobs, helping workers to  develop in-demand skills, building economic resilience, and accelerating the economic recovery for the industries and communities hit hardest by the  coronavirus pandemic.