U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) - Economic Development Administration (EDA)
08/05/22 11:59 PM ET - Receipt
Grant or cooperative agreement to a USA or territories nonprofit organization, city, county, state, tribe, district organization, or IHE to implement a national network to promote economic development in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. The successful applicant will place and coordinate Fellows across the country to support technical assistance and the dissemination of information on economic development principles and practices. The purpose of the program is to accelerate economic recovery from the pandemic in underserved communities.
Economic Recovery Corps Fellows Program
EDA is seeking applications from eligible parties to create and launch a nationwide network of Economic Recovery Corps Fellows to help regions recover from the coronavirus pandemic by providing supplemental staff resources (i.e., Fellows*) to economic development capacity-building organizations to increase their ability to effectively engage in local and regional economic development. Through this Fellows Program, EDA aims to increase local staffing capacity and skillsets in communities and regions impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and build a national network of experts supporting complementary work at scale.
*For the purposes of this Fellows Program, “Fellows” are defined as individuals who serve as economic development recovery specialists for limited terms and meet specified eligibility criteria.
This Fellows Program is designed to help accelerate economic recovery in underserved communities by:
**“Network Operator” refers to the organization or group of organizations funded through this program to build and launch a network of Fellows.
Eligible applicants should consider strategies to build and form a national initiative that will place and coordinate Fellows across America to support two key activities:
Specifically, the Economic Recovery Corps Fellows Program seeks applications to build, launch, and operate a national network of Fellows to increase communities’ ability to plan, prepare for, and participate in economic development activities. The network will:
For strategies, goals, and example activities, see p. 6 of the NOFO listed in Attached Files below.
For Investment Priorities, see Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 204453
For the Economic Recovery Corps Program, EDA expects to award one grant or cooperative agreement.
For the Economic Recovery Corps Program, EDA expects to award one grant or cooperative agreement of approximately $20,000,000-$30,000,000.
EDA expects the period of performance to be approximately 36-54 months. Performance under the award may extend to no later than May 31, 2027.
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