Kaskaskia Regional Port District Receives EDA Grant

Kaskaskia Regional Port District Receives EDA Grant
October 4, 2023 Jasmine Thomas

This article originally ran in St. Charles Community College News on September 22, 2023.

Kaskaskia Regional Port District in Red Bud, Ill. learned this week it will receive a $1.7 million Economic Development Administration grant as part of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce’s investment in Illinois-based infrastructure improvements needed to support current and future business needs and workforce development in the clean energy sector.

The Kaskaskia EDA grant is part of a total of $2.5 million that the Dept. of Commerce is investing in the state of Illinois.

Kaskaskia Regional Port District’s funding will go toward the construction of a new laydown space at its KRPD 2 Terminal that will support the movement of equipment and supplies of current industrial park tenants while allowing for future growth.

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