https://ion.workforcegps.org/resources/2019/05/13/15/13/Call-to-Action-for-Workforce-Development-Boards">A Call to Action for Workforce Development Boards
The U.S. Department of Labor is pleased to announce the launch of a new resource for State and Local Workforce Development Board members and staff. A Call to Action for Workforce Development Boards translates the substantial statutory strategic and operational functions of workforce boards into a holistic overview of the major roles of board members. https://ion.workforcegps.org/resources/2016/06/27/11/23/Strategic_Boards_Materials">Strategic Boards Toolkit .
https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/assets/2965-11674/2019-network-sustainability-toolkit-launch.pdf">Rural Health Innovations Launches Network Sustainability Toolkit
Rural Health Innovations published a toolkit to help leaders sustain their networks and increase their impact in rural health networks.
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/177222">Community Lifelines Implementation Toolkit
FEMA’s Community Lifelines Implementation Toolkit provides community partners the information and resources to understand lifelines, coordinate with entities using lifelines, and serve as basic guidance for how to implement the lifeline construct during incident response.
https://census.gov/library/stories/2019/07/where-do-new-businesses-emerge.html">The Business Formation Statistics (BFS)
The U.S. Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies offers a timely and high frequency tool to glean information on new business applications and formations to help policymakers and other users search data when deciding how to best promote new businesses and what can attract new startups to a region and make them thrive!
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/79145e7609c1b55e66858a512be5123a">Funding Food Sovereignty - An Introduction to Oweesta's New Ag Lending Opportunity
Aug 21, 2019 2:00 PM Mountain Time | Free Webinar
Join the webinar to learn about Oweesta’s new exciting lending capital opportunity for Native CDFIs to support the production, processing, marketing, and/or distribution of agricultural products, including food, fiber, forest products, and horticultural crops.
https://2019.ssticonference.org/">An Ocean of Opportunity: Transforming Regional Economies
September 9 – 11, 2019 | Road Island
Each year, the State Science & Technology Institute (SSTI) conference covers issues related to tech-based economic development, including capital access, regional systems, tech transfer, workforce development, and inclusive entrepreneurship.
http://www.cvent.com/events/national-rtap-2019-technical-assistance-conference/event-summary-d36eb0ba0ccf47e280033c1f46e01d0c.aspx">National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical Assistance Conference
September 15 – 18, 2019 | Portland, OR
The National Rural Transit Assistance Program’s 4th Biennial Technical Assistance Conference offers conveying and learning from industry experts and peers. https://files.constantcontact.com/7bcb0b81101/37303c24-c96b-4141-a0be-c8ceabddcab0.pdf">Tribal Scholarship available to attend.
https://www.sbir.gov/node/1584185">NATIONAL SBIR ROAD TOUR SCHEDULE 2019
September 16- 20, 2019 | Various
Burlington, VT; Albany, NY; New Brunswick, NJ; State College, PA; and College Park, MD The Small Business Administration (SBA) Road Tour connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early stage funding with a focus on next generation research & development led by the SBA with 11 participating federal agencies.
https://windexchange.energy.gov/events/6987">2019 National Tribal Energy Summit (NTES) Tribal Energy: Powering Self-Determination
September 24-26, 2019 | Washington, DC
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy, in coordination with the National Conference of State Legislatures, will host this event to convene Tribal leaders and representatives from federal agencies, state governments, private industry, utilities, and academia to build networks and explore cross-cutting and cost-effective solutions to national energy interests.