Quarterly Articles & Economic Scene

Housing & Real Estate

UF Extension Offers Homebuyer Classes

July 25, 2022

The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension offers pre-purchase homebuyer workshops that meet the education requirement for those participating in the first-time homebuyer program.

Tech Topics

8 Free Tech Tools Your Small Business May Need

July 25, 2022

Has business growth overwhelmed your manual record-keeping capabilities or perhaps made internal communication more difficult?

Award Programs

Invitation to Apply for The Cade Prize

July 20, 2022

Since 2010, the Cade Prize has celebrated innovation by identifying, recognizing and rewarding inventors and entrepreneurs from research universities and the private sector who, through an invention, demonstrate a creative approach to addressing problems in their field of expertise.

Grants & Funding

Funding Guidance for Your Next Business Venture

July 20, 2022

Whether you’re just starting your business or growing an existing one, there are multiple funding options to help meet the needs of your unique situation.

Workforce Updates

You're Invited to Attend the Alliance4 Industry Exchange

July 20, 2022

In today’s ever-changing labor market, the need to come together to hear and share best practices is important now more than ever. Businesses are invited to join in the conversation at an upcoming Alliance4 Industry Exchange meeting.

Economic Scene

Funding Your Business

July 20, 2022

Score Volusia/Flagler is hosting a webinar at 6 p.m. July 28 for people who think they might need funding for their business.

Disaster Preparedness

Small Business Readiness for Resiliency Relief Funding Program

July 20, 2022

The strength of small businesses is integral to the prosperity of local economies and long-term growth for a community, yet small businesses are often the most vulnerable and likely to fail following a disaster.

Entrepreneur Resources

Considering Buying an Existing Business or Franchise?

July 20, 2022

Starting a business from scratch can be challenging. Franchising or buying an existing business can simplify the initial planning process. Before you decide if one of these options is right for you, make sure you know the basics of franchising and buying an existing business.

Aerospace/Aviation Updates

Tracking Turtles with Drones

July 13, 2022

An uncrewed aircraft system, or drone, operated by an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) team has begun searching for threatened and endangered sea turtles beyond visual lines of sight (BVLOS). With a first-ever waiver from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, turtle tech team members from ERAU can fly their fixed-wing Sentaero aircraft farther offshore.

Workforce Updates

Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program

July 13, 2022

Governor Ron DeSantis announced additional funding for nurses in this year’s budget for student loan reimbursement through the Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program (NSLFP). The Florida Legislature established the NSLFP in 1989 to encourage qualified personnel to seek employment in areas of the state where critical nursing shortages exist.

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