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U.S. Economic Development Administration

U.S. Economic Development Administration EDA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce that partners with distressed communities th Welcome to the U.S.

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Open Role: Management & Program AnalystLocation: Chicago, ILApplications Due: Tuesday February 7We are  a Management & P...
01/27/2023

Open Role: Management & Program Analyst
Location: Chicago, IL
Applications Due: Tuesday February 7

We are a Management & Program Analyst to conduct detailed analyses of various work processes for administrative and/or technical programs.

Apply: https://bit.ly/3vhNMYz

WEBINAR | Join Assistant Secretary Castillo, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), the U.S. Depa...
01/27/2023

WEBINAR | Join Assistant Secretary Castillo, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday January 31, 2023 at 2 p.m. EST to learn about funding opportunities and resources for Economic Development Districts () to leverage electric vehicle () to support .

Register: https://bit.ly/3Dmjmsy

Open Role: Management & Program AnalystLocation: Washington, D.C.Applications Due: Mon. Jan. 30We are  a Management & Pr...
01/26/2023

Open Role: Management & Program Analyst
Location: Washington, D.C.
Applications Due: Mon. Jan. 30

We are a Management & Program Analyst to analyze new or modified program/management policies, regulations, goals, or objectives.

Apply on USAJOBS: https://bit.ly/3CHeVIN

 | EDA awards $4 million in grants to support business growth and  efforts in  communities impacted by a decline in the ...
01/26/2023

| EDA awards $4 million in grants to support business growth and efforts in communities impacted by a decline in the coal economy.

Press release: https://bit.ly/3XX57lY

Come join the U.S. Delegation! Applications are NOW OPEN for the Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) in Seattle, Was...
01/26/2023

Come join the U.S. Delegation!

Applications are NOW OPEN for the Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) in Seattle, Washington, from May 14-19, 2023!

ACE is the premier economic development, innovation, and entrepreneurial network of the Americas and is one of the leading high–level events of the Organization of American States that is coordinated with the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACE Seattle is a unique opportunity for business, government, and academic leaders to share knowledge and build long-term partnerships around business development, trade, and investment with the Americas and beyond.

The application deadline is March 3, 2023. ➡ APPLY NOW http://riacevents.org/ACE/seattle/

01/26/2023
Learn more about leveraging your network from Alejandra Castillo

Women Entrepreneurs | Listen to EDA Assistant Secretary Alejandra Castillo share ideas on how to leverage your network to find grant opportunities available in your community, and secure funding to grow your new business.

Then head over to United States Patent and Trademark Office's online resource hub for more! bit.ly/USPTO-WE

As a result of robust demand, EDA's Coal Communities Commitment has exceeded its commitment of $300M & has allocated $55...
01/25/2023

As a result of robust demand, EDA's Coal Communities Commitment has exceeded its commitment of $300M & has allocated $551.8M to coal communities through EDA's programs.

How this is diversifying coal communities for a resilient future: https://bit.ly/3hIZFDH

In 2022, we processed and awarded all $3B allocated under the , including $1B in  Regional Challenge and $500M in  fundi...
01/25/2023

In 2022, we processed and awarded all $3B allocated under the , including $1B in Regional Challenge and $500M in funding.

Learn more about our Impact: https://bit.ly/3PIdSNJ

EDA's  Regional Challenge awardees are tackling a wide variety of projects – including entrepreneurial support, ,  devel...
01/25/2023

EDA's Regional Challenge awardees are tackling a wide variety of projects – including entrepreneurial support, , development, & – to drive inclusive economic growth across America.

Details: https://bit.ly/3wRvApS

Open Role: Management & Program AnalystLocation: Washington, D.C.Applications Due: Wed. Jan. 30We are  a Management & Pr...
01/24/2023

Open Role: Management & Program Analyst
Location: Washington, D.C.
Applications Due: Wed. Jan. 30

We are a Management & Program Analyst to analyze new or modified program/management policies, regulations, goals, or objectives.

Apply on USAJOBS: https://bit.ly/3CHeVIN

?EDA has 400 designated and active Economic Development Districts () across the country! To locate an EDD in your state,...
01/24/2023

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EDA has 400 designated and active Economic Development Districts () across the country!

To locate an EDD in your state, visit our EDD Directory: https://bit.ly/3XQA9fb

EDA’s $500M   projects will serve 32 states and territories focusing on industries that are essential to U.S. global com...
01/24/2023

EDA’s $500M projects will serve 32 states and territories focusing on industries that are essential to U.S. global competitiveness, including healthcare, information technology & manufacturing.

Meet our 32 awardees: https://bit.ly/3Qzbauv

EDA’s Communities of Practice strengthen America’s economic development infrastructure by capturing, organizing, and sca...
01/24/2023

EDA’s Communities of Practice strengthen America’s economic development infrastructure by capturing, organizing, and scaling best practices at a national level.

This approach accelerates regional economic recovery in a more equitable manner.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3XVCd5T

In 2019, EDA awarded a $7.5 million grant to Pinellas County Government Board of Supervisors for construction of a new 4...
01/23/2023
Beam signing marks milestone for ARK Innovation Center

In 2019, EDA awarded a $7.5 million grant to Pinellas County Government Board of Supervisors for construction of a new 45,000-square foot state-of-the-art business facility.

With an emphasis on AI and data analytics, the center will offer tools and facilities to serve and focused on at every step of the process, from to development.

https://stpetecatalyst.com/beam-signing-marks-milestone-for-ark-innovation-center/

St Pete Catalyst

Columns, poured floors and installed beams are vertically in place at the southwest corner of 4th Street South and 11th Avenue - creating the foundation of the new ARK Innovation Center. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch, ARK Invest founder and CEO Cathie Wood and Cynthia Johnson, director of the Pinel...

Are you an EDA grantee? Explore helpful tools and resources needed to manage your grant and implement a successful proje...
01/23/2023

Are you an EDA grantee?

Explore helpful tools and resources needed to manage your grant and implement a successful project here: https://bit.ly/3FOgBko

This January, EDA’s Economic Recovery Support Function (ERSF) Team, in conjunction with FEMA Federal Emergency Managemen...
01/23/2023

This January, EDA’s Economic Recovery Support Function (ERSF) Team, in conjunction with FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency's Interagency Recovery Coordination Cadre, began hosting a series of listening sessions with communities in Southwest, Central, East Central and Northeast that were impacted by Hurricanes Ian and Nicole. The 2022 storms brought historic inland flooding, causing billions in damage throughout the state.

EDA’s role in disaster recovery is to facilitate the effective delivery of Federal economic development assistance to support long-term community economic recovery planning and project implementation, redevelopment and resilience.

Learn more about our efforts: https://bit.ly/3XA0Wgi

H2theFuture, led by Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) was one of 21 projects nationwide that received a  Regional Ch...
01/23/2023
Oil hub embraces renewables

H2theFuture, led by Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) was one of 21 projects nationwide that received a Regional Challenge grant from EDA to boost the clean energy sector in the The City Of NOLA.

The award will go toward developing “a new energy cluster in South Louisiana, spanning the clean hydrogen life cycle, from R&D at Louisiana universities to an end-use project at the Port of South Louisiana,” said the coalition.

Full story: https://www.workboat.com/viewpoints/oil-hub-embraces-renewables



Port of South Louisiana

A city closely aligned with U.S. offshore oil and gas is going full bore on renewable energy even as deepwater hydrocarbon production is expected to surge. Emphasizing the urgency to “accelerate

The  enabled U.S. Department of CommerceU.S. Department of Commerce's EDA to make once-in-a-generation investments in Am...
01/23/2023

The enabled U.S. Department of CommerceU.S. Department of Commerce's EDA to make once-in-a-generation investments in America.

EDA was allocated $3 billion in supplemental funding to assist communities nationwide in our efforts to build a better America by accelerating the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks.

Check out this interactive map to view all EDA American Rescue Plan awardee locations: https://bit.ly/3PIdSNJ

Open Role: Management & Program AnalystLocation: Washington, D.C.Applications Due: Mon. Jan. 30We are  a Management & Pr...
01/20/2023

Open Role: Management & Program Analyst
Location: Washington, D.C.
Applications Due: Mon. Jan. 30

We are a Management & Program Analyst to analyze new or modified program/management policies, regulations, goals, or objectives.

Apply on USAJOBS: https://bit.ly/3CHeVIN

 | EDA awards $1.5M to the First Utility District of Hawkins County, , for water  improvements.This will provide reliabl...
01/20/2023

| EDA awards $1.5M to the First Utility District of Hawkins County, , for water improvements.

This will provide reliable water service capacity needed for a major glass to expand operations.

Press release: https://bit.ly/401vPvI

 | EDA  Program Director Todd Fisher discusses the importance of place-based  with Harvard Business School's Joe Fuller....
01/19/2023

| EDA Program Director Todd Fisher discusses the importance of place-based with Harvard Business School's Joe Fuller.

Full interview: https://bit.ly/3k7IFIn

EDA-capitalized , the Catawba Regional Council of Governments, a local Economic Development District, helps sustain Sout...
01/19/2023

EDA-capitalized , the Catawba Regional Council of Governments, a local Economic Development District, helps sustain South Carolina shrimper during economic downtime caused by the pandemic.

: https://bit.ly/3GTXiXb

 | EDA awards a $1.5 million grant to the city of Eden, North Carolina, to boost capacity for business growth by renovat...
01/19/2023

| EDA awards a $1.5 million grant to the city of Eden, North Carolina, to boost capacity for business growth by renovating the Eden sewer treatment facility.

This grant will provide reliable water service necessary for a major pet food to expand operations while enabling other businesses to locate in the region.

Press release: https://bit.ly/3J4QBod

Open Role: Management & Program AnalystLocation: Washington, D.C.Applications Due: Mon. Jan. 30We are  a Management & Pr...
01/18/2023

Open Role: Management & Program Analyst
Location: Washington, D.C.
Applications Due: Mon. Jan. 30

We are a Management & Program Analyst to analyze new or modified program/management policies, regulations, goals, or objectives.

Apply on USAJOBS: https://bit.ly/3CHeVIN

Are you an EDA grantee? Explore helpful tools and resources needed to manage your grant and implement a successful proje...
01/18/2023

Are you an EDA grantee?

Explore helpful tools and resources needed to manage your grant and implement a successful project here: https://bit.ly/3FOgBko

 | EDA awards $794,472 to Georgia Southern University Research and Service Foundation, Inc., Statesboro, , to connect bu...
01/18/2023

| EDA awards $794,472 to Georgia Southern University Research and Service Foundation, Inc., Statesboro, , to connect businesses in underserved areas of Georgia with the technical assistance they need to grow and thrive.

This project will allow Georgia Southern University’s Georgia Enterprise Network for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to install standardized, interactive conference and virtual receptionist equipment at 27 locations in Georgia to connect these communities with existing entrepreneur and business support programs and related partners.

Press release: https://bit.ly/3XBirwi

ATTENTION  | Join the National Association of Counties for the Building Resilient Economies in Coal Communities (BRECC) ...
01/18/2023
Jump Right In: Where to Start in Your Coal Community

ATTENTION | Join the National Association of Counties for the Building Resilient Economies in Coal Communities (BRECC) National Network’s first virtual convening Thursday, January 26 at 3pm EST.

For more information and to register: https://bit.ly/3ZLdvXm

Register above for the BRECC National Network’s first virtual convening on Thursday, January 26th @ 3:00 pm EST. All coal community stakeholders are invited to participate, learn and connect with their peers. Jump right in: Where to start in your coal community.

Have you heard? EDA has 400 designated and active Economic Development Districts across the country! Economic Developmen...
01/17/2023

Have you heard? EDA has 400 designated and active Economic Development Districts across the country!

Economic Development Districts () are multi-jurisdictional entities, commonly composed of multiple counties and in certain cases even cross-state borders. They help lead the locally-based, regionally driven economic development planning process that leverages the involvement of the public, private and non-profit sectors.

To locate an EDD in your state, visit our EDD Directory: www.eda.gov/grant-resources

In 2022, we processed and awarded all $3B allocated under the , including $1B in  Regional Challenge and $500M in  fundi...
01/17/2023

In 2022, we processed and awarded all $3B allocated under the , including $1B in Regional Challenge and $500M in funding.

Learn more about our Impact: https://bit.ly/3PIdSNJ

Open Role: Management & Program AnalystLocation: Washington, D.C.Applications Due: Wed. Jan. 18We are  a Management and ...
01/17/2023

Open Role: Management & Program Analyst
Location: Washington, D.C.
Applications Due: Wed. Jan. 18

We are a Management and Program Analyst to analyze and evaluate management information requirements.

Apply on USAJOBS: https://bit.ly/3idCCBe

 | EDA-capitalized  RCEDC  - Racine County Economic Development Corporation provides critical support to   Renew Medical...
01/17/2023

| EDA-capitalized RCEDC - Racine County Economic Development Corporation provides critical support to Renew Medical Aesthetics; helps them sustain operations during the pandemic.

Full : https://bit.ly/3CTZTzb

Racine County

Today we honor the life and historic legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his message of hope, justice, and equality...
01/16/2023

Today we honor the life and historic legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his
message of hope, justice, and equality.

As the only federal holiday designated as a National Day of Service we encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. We encourage our partners, stakeholders, and economic practitioners to participate in local opportunities and acts of service that build stronger communities that advance Dr. King’s dream.

Learn about ways to serve and get involved AmeriCorps: www.AmeriCorps.gov/MLKDay

As technology innovators and  face unique challenges and opportunities, EDA and the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneu...
01/13/2023

As technology innovators and face unique challenges and opportunities, EDA and the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship are committed to learning from the entrepreneurial experience to support entrepreneurs as they take their ideas from the lab to the marketplace.

Find out how EDA's newest cohort of recipients are enabling and accelerating technology-based .

Blog: https://bit.ly/3ZByBau

Are you searching for active EDA funding opportunities?Visit our EDA Funding Opportunities web page for a comprehensive ...
01/13/2023

Are you searching for active EDA funding opportunities?

Visit our EDA Funding Opportunities web page for a comprehensive list: https://bit.ly/3X9Mlrg

 | StatsAmerica is a service of the Indiana Business Research Center in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business...
01/13/2023

| StatsAmerica is a service of the Indiana Business Research Center in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business?

The portal provides actionable for economic developers to use in site requests, development metrics, grant writing and strategic planning.

Visit www.statsamerica.org to view all of their data and tools.

EDA’s  Regional Challenge awardees will catalyze emerging industries and prepare our  with bold investments into our nat...
01/12/2023

EDA’s Regional Challenge awardees will catalyze emerging industries and prepare our with bold investments into our nation’s economic future.

Learn more about the industries covered: https://bit.ly/3QxHiyL

EDA-capitalized  Racine County Economic Development Corporation provides critical support to   Renew Medical Aesthetics;...
01/12/2023

EDA-capitalized Racine County Economic Development Corporation provides critical support to Renew Medical Aesthetics; helps them sustain operations during the pandemic.

Full : https://bit.ly/3X27mV0

Open Role: Management & Program AnalystLocation: Washington, D.C.Applications Due: Wed. Jan. 30We are  a Management & Pr...
01/11/2023

Open Role: Management & Program Analyst
Location: Washington, D.C.
Applications Due: Wed. Jan. 30

We are a Management & Program Analyst to analyze new or modified program/management policies, regulations, goals, or objectives.

Apply on USAJOBS: https://bit.ly/3CHeVIN

LISTEN | EDA  Program Director Todd Fisher discusses the importance of place-based  with Harvard Business School's Joe F...
01/11/2023

LISTEN | EDA Program Director Todd Fisher discusses the importance of place-based with Harvard Business School's Joe Fuller.

Full interview: https://bit.ly/3k7IFIn

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