Presentation on theme: "Economic Development Center Jesse H. Jones School of Business 3100 Cleburne Avenue Houston, TX 77004 Ella M. Nunn, Director."— Presentation transcript:
Economic Development Center Jesse H. Jones School of Business 3100 Cleburne Avenue Houston, TX 77004 Ella M. Nunn, Director
BACKGROUND The Texas Southern University Economic Development Center (TSU/EDC) was established in 1981 to develop and implement community and economic development programs that provide services to the City of Houston and surrounding communities. Over the last 25 years, TSU/EDC has participated in the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program which has enabled TSU to increase its participation in community and economic development.
MISSION The mission of the TSU/EDC is to contribute to the continued growth and development within the City of Houston and surrounding communities by providing technical assistance in the areas of community revitalization, education and training needs of individuals, businesses and communities.
GOAL The goal of the Economic Development Center is to expand TSU’s role and effectiveness in providing for the community and economic development needs of the Houston-Galveston area by developing and implementing viable and effective community and economic development projects that provide resources, technical assistance, education and training for the small business sector, the homeless, the unskilled, the unemployed and the underemployed population.
Texas Southern University Jesse H. Jones School of Business Economic Development Center Project Coordinator & Instructor Skills-Training and Development Clerk Trainees Consultants Adjuncts Project Director Program Secretary Business TA & Research Coordinator Micro & Minority Businesses Education & Training Clerk Trainees Faculty Team TSU/EDC ORGANIZATION CHART
HUD/HBCU FUNDED PROGRAMS PROJECTSDATE GRANT AMOUNT 1. Revitalization and Economic Development Empowerment for Eliminating Community Blight Program 2005$600,000 2. Homeownership Opportunities, Computerized Technology and Technical Assistance Program 2003$550,000 3. Skills-Training in Automatized Technology and Small Business Technical Assistance Program 2002$500,000 4.Small Business Revolving Loan Fund Program2000$356,897 5.Office Automation Skills-Training and Skilled-Service Center Program1997$300,000 6.Business Planning and Development Program1995$485,000 7.Revitalization and Skills Training for the Homeless Program1992$487,000 History of HUD Funded Programs
The Planning Process Seeking - Researching with equal opportunity Matching - Equivalizing human and financial resources Programming - Proposing and implementing activities
Revitalization and Skills Training Program Business Planning and Development Program Small Business Revolving Loan Fund Program Business Automation Skills-Training and Skilled-Service Program Skills-Training in Automatized Technology Program Homeownership Opportunities and Technical Assistance Program Revitalization and Economic Development Empowerment Program
SKILLS-TRAINING IN AUTOMATIZED TECHNOLOGY AND SMALL BUSINESS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Project Number HBCU-TX-01-019 TSU FUND #2386 Contract: October 05, 2001 – December 31, 2004 Funded Amount $500,000 HUD FUNDED PROJECT
Task IV-C Assist the Houston Neighborhood Network, Inc. Provided technical assistance in the amount of $20,000 to help defray the cost of two HUD public housing technology centers.