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  1. American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Funding Flow, Collaboration & Opportunities for Small Business Gene Binder Stimulus Response Officer

  2. American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) • Direct Funding • $288 Billion – Tax credits to individuals and businesses • $224 Billion – Entitlements like Medicaid, financial aid, food stamps and disability services • Indirect Funding • $278 Billion – Economic recovery funds to local and state governments and community action agencies

  3. American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)

  4. Environmental Protection Agency $7 Billion, www.epa.gov/recovery TARGET State and Local Agencies FOCUS • Brownfield Program Project • Clean Water Projects • Drinking Water Projects • Leaking Underground Storage Tank and Hazardous Waste Projects • National Clean Diesel Campaign Projects • Build, re-locate, rehab clean and drinking water projects • Repair, Replace Leaking Underground Storage Tanks • Retrofit School Buses • Purchase, resupply and repair of clean-up equipment and materials SMALLBUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

  5. Health & Human Services $42 Billion, www.hhs.gov/recovery/programs TARGET Healthcare providers (hospitals, clinics, offices) and education institutions and state agencies FOCUS • Implementation of Health Information Systems in healthcare facilities • Training staff on new systems • Healthcare clinics • Expansion of healthcare services and facilities • Software/Hardware Development • Software/Hardware Purchase • Installation Services • Consulting • Training for Installers and End-users • Technical Assistance SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

  6. Department of Energy $35 Billion, www.energy.gov/recovery TARGET Industry, education institutions and state agencies (such at SECO) FOCUS • Technology Design and Development • Training in “Green” Industry and Jobs • Research SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES • Expand Training Capacity • Develop and Expand on Technology • Technology Purchase • Contractor Services • Equipment Purchase • Technical Assistance EXAMPLES

  7. Department of Labor $31.7 Billion, www.doleta.gov/recovery TARGET Industry, education institutions and workforce boards (i.e. Workforce Solutions) FOCUS • Displaced Worker Training • High-Demand Jobs Training & Employment • Youth Employment • Incumbent worker training SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES • Tuition assistance • Paid Internships • Employment Services • Student Support Services • Youth Employment • Capacity Building for Education Institutions • Equipment Purchases EXAMPLES

  8. Department of Housing & Urban Development $10 Billion, www. HUD.GOV/Recovery TARGET Industry, education institutions and local and state agencies (like Community Action, TDHCA) FOCUS • Weatherization Services • Solar Installation • One-stop client support centers (education, health, employment, etc…) SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES • Expand Training Capacity • Expand Capacity of Contractors and Contracted Services • Purchase of Equipment and Materials • Purchase of Installation Services EXAMPLES

  9. Department of Transportation $45 Billion, www.dot.gov/ TARGET Industry and local and state agencies FOCUS • Construction of roads, bridges and other transportation systems • Renovation of roads, bridges and other transportation systems SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES • New, Refit and Replacement Construction • Contracted Services • Consulting • Purchase of Equipment and Materials EXAMPLES

  10. Department of Education $89 Billion, www.ed.gov/policy/gen/leg/recovery TARGET Education institutions (K-12, Secondary and Higher Education) FOCUS • Expansion of Education Capacity • Update of Facilities and Equipment SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES • Program Development • Purchase of Equipment and Supplies • Retrofitting • Consulting EXAMPLES

  11. Department of Justice $4 Billion, www.ojp.gov/recovery TARGET Education institutions and local and state agencies (i.e. Police Departments) FOCUS • Expansion of Training • Purchase of Equipment • Communications • Technology upgrades SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES • Expand Training Capacity • Purchase of Training Services • Purchase of New Officer Equipment • Purchase of Technology EXAMPLES

  12. Department of Commerce $26 Billion, http://recovery.commerce.gov/ TARGET Industry and Research Institutions FOCUS • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology • Minority Business Growth • New Business Growth • Small Businesses • Skills Training • Research Funding • New Business Investments and Loans • Technical Assistance • Purchase of Equipment and Materials EXAMPLES SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

  13. Small Business Administration $739 Million, www.sba.gov/recovery TARGET Small Businesses FOCUS • Small Business Loans • Loan Related Activities • Elimination of Fees on Current Loans • Loans for Debt Payments • Expanded Micro-Loans • Technical Assistance • Education SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

  14. Federal Stimulus Funding to Austin/Travis County Following is a summary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds that have been received to date by Austin and Travis County governmental agencies and non-profit organizations. This inventory does not include funds pending approval by the Local, State, and Federal Government or include benefits provided directly to individuals or businesses such as tax credits, entitlements, etc.

  15. Approved Federal Stimulus Funding to Austin/Travis County Education/ Early Childhood Education and Child Care $72m Energy/Water Projects $52.5m Family Sustainability Services and Projects $16.4m Healthcare Services and Projects $3m Public Safety/Law Enforcement Services and Projects $1.7m

  16. Approved Federal Stimulus Funding to Austin/Travis County (cont.d) Technology Projects and Improvements $12m Transportation Services and Projects $140m Workforce Development $9.6m General Services Administration Projects $122m Research (Green Technologies, Energy Sustainability, etc.) $56m

  17. ARRA Impact on Small Business • SBA opportunities • Materials, supplies and equipment purchased with ARRA must be “Made in America” • Encourage development of new small businesses as well as expansion of existing small business • Supplying equipment and materials for ARRA funded projects through education, industry and public agencies • Provide subcontracted services for ARRA funded projects through education, industry and public agencies • Obtain training (entry-level, skills enhancement) for employees to start a business, improve efficiency, expand services

  18. Where Do I Start? • Contact your local SBA office • Contact your local Community Action office • Register with the Central Contractor Registry (CCR) at www.ccr.gov • Monitor the Federal Business Opportunities website at www.fedbizopps.gov • Talk with your local community colleges, workforce boards, small business groups, and chamber of commerce • Identify you local green energy businesses/contractors • Take advantage of training opportunities • Learn about the competitive bid process for state and local public agencies

  19. Texas State Agency Resources • Each agency will have it’s own contracting/bidding system: • Texas Education Agency (TEA) - www.tea.state.tx.us • Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs (TDHCA) - www.tdhca.state.tx.us • Texas Health & Human Services Commission (HHSC) - www.hhsc.state.tx.us • Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) - www.txdps.state.tx.us • Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) - www.dot.state.tx.us • Office of the Comptroller - www.window.state.tx.us • Texas State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) - www.seco.cpa.state.tx.us/arra • Texas Commission on Environment Quality (TCEQ) - www.tceq.state.tx.us

  20. Contact Information Gene Binder Stimulus Response Officer gbinder@austincc.edu Kirk White Interim Executive Dean of Continuing Education kwhite@austincc.edu