Economic Development Assistance Programs

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
EDA
Description: 

EDA’s programs provide economically distressed communities and regions with comprehensive and flexible resources to address a wide variety of economic needs and are designed to lead to the creation or retention of jobs and enhanced private investment. EDA’s programs support local and regional economic development efforts to establish a foundation for vibrant economies throughout the United States. Through these programs, EDA supports bottom-up strategies that build on regional assets to spur economic growth and resiliency. EDA encourages its partners throughout the country to develop initiatives that present new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. Note that the deadline is 9/13/13, however the program also has a rolling set of deadlines.

Category: 
Economic development
Funding Amount: 
Varies
Matching Funds: 
Unknown
Eligibility: 
State governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), City or township governments, Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification), County governments, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education