Under this FFO, EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs.
Grants and cooperative agreements made
under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.
EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive- merit-basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States.
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Economic Development AdministrationAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants for EDA financial assistance under the Public Works and EAA programs include a(n): (i) District Organization of a designated Economic Development District; (ii) Indian Tribe or a consortium of Indian Tribes; (iii) State, county, city, or other political subdivision of a State, including a special purpose unit of a State or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; (iv) institution of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; or (v) public or private non-profit organization or association acting in cooperation with officials of a political subdivision of a State.
See Section 3 of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 (PWEDA) (42 U.S.C.
§ 3122) and 13 C.F.R.
EDA is not authorized to provide grants or cooperative agreements to individuals or to for profit entities.
Requests from such entities will not be considered for funding.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact: Agency Email Description: Agency Email:
http://www.eda.gov/contact/ Date Posted:
2016-12-23Application Due Date: