U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) - Economic Development Administration (EDA)
08/05/22 11:59 PM ET - Receipt
Cooperative agreement to a USA and territories city, county, state, tribe, district organization, nonprofit organization, or IHE to improve capacity in organizations serving disadvantaged communities in order to further local economic development. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. The successful applicant will provide technical assistance and coordinate organizations in order to effectively bring these organizations into local economic development projects and plans.
The Economic Development Administration is seeking applications from eligible parties to coordinate organizations with a proven track record of effectively working with, conducting outreach to and delivering outcomes for underserved populations and communities to improve equity outcomes for both future and current EDA grantees. Proposals should drive the equity outcomes of economic development work through a suite of technical assistance and coordination activities. Applicants should leverage their expertise, along with a strong network of local and regional economic and community development organizations, to effectively bring organizations that serve underserved populations and communities into local economic development projects and plans. The primary goals of this program are to:
For further details on each of the above goals, see p. 9 of the NOFO listed in Attached Files below.
By the end of an approximately 36-month period of performance, the grantee should be able to demonstrate the following outcomes:
Technical assistance could be provided through a variety of activities including site visits, research dissemination, playbook creation, training and/or webinars that are focused on enhancing the knowledge base and understanding of local economic development planning, processes, and programs. Assistance could be about connecting coalition organizations to local stakeholders actively involved in these efforts on the ground and creating local economic development ecosystems that ensure representation of the communities they serve. In addition, assistance could be provided to the coalition organizations one on one in the form of support and capacity to plan, develop and write compelling proposals for economic development related projects and programming.
GrantWatch ID#: 204455
For the Equity Impact Investments Program, EDA expects to award one grant or cooperative agreement.
For the Equity Impact Investments Program, EDA expects to award one grant or cooperative agreement of approximately $3,000,000-$10,000,000.
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.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions or comments about EDA’s Equity Impact Investments, please contact EquityImpact@eda.gov.
For questions related to this NOFO, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For technical support, please contact:
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