Triumph Gulf Coast on Thursday committed to awarding $17.6 million in new grants for various Gulf Coast projects and programs.
The grants will go toward bringing high-paying jobs and certified workforce training to four Gulf Coast counties.
Notably, Bay County’s AMIKids Panama City Marine Institute Stem and Business Entrepreneurship Labs will receive more than $1.7 million. Moreover, the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners will receive $6 million for infrastructure improvements to the Santa Rosa Industrial Park, East.
Triumph Gulf Coast noted the significance of the awards amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Despite this unprecedented year, Triumph Gulf Coast continued to execute new grant awards and grantees continue to implement projects and programs that will yield long-term economic transformation for the region,” the group said in a news release.