Economic Development Funding: See Upcoming Deadlines

  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019 7:00 AM

A core objective for Economic Development Integration at EDA, is to increase your access to the most relevant federal resources that support job creation, drive innovation and entrepreneurship, and build resilient regional economies. This page offers resources to help communities across the US to more readily identify and apply for the federal economic development resources that best support their local priorities and objectives.

EDA funding opportunities are just the tip of the iceberg regarding federal resources that can support a comprehensive regional strategy. A full range of funding opportunities can be found at the following sites, which are arranged from the most comprehensive online resources (i.e. Grants.gov and the CFDA) to more targeted resources including EDA’s own set of funding opportunities, many of which are open now. 

See below for a selection of funding opportunities that may complement your region’s economic development strategies. For more detail or to apply, open the Grants.gov search field and enter the Opportunity Number shown here:

Opportunity NumberOpportunity TitleAgencyPostedCloses
USDA-NIFA-SBIR-006692FY19 Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase IIUSDA-NIFA12/21/201803/14/2019
BOR-DO-19-F004WaterSMART Grants: Water and Energy Efficiency Grants for Fiscal Year 2019DOI-BOR01/31/201903/19/2019
BOR-DO-19-F003WaterSMART Drought Response Program: Drought Resiliency Projects for Fiscal Year 2019DOI-BOR01/24/201903/27/2019
ETA-TEGL-NO-13-18FY 19 Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities (TaOA) Grant Management GuidanceDOL-ETA02/28/201903/28/2019
EDA-HDQ-OIE-2019-2005942FY 2019 Regional Innovation Strategies ProgramDOC02/01/201904/04/2019
HHS-2018-ACF-ANA-NA-1339Social and Economic Development Strategies – SEDSHHS-ACF-ANA02/06/201804/15/2019
RDRUS-CC-2019Community Connect Grant ProgramUSDA-RUS02/12/201904/15/2019
USDA-NIFA-CBGP-0066961890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) ProgramUSDA-NIFA02/14/201904/18/2019
BOR-DO-19-F007WaterSMART: Title XVI Congressionally Authorized Water Reclamation and Reuse ProjectsDOI-BOR03/04/201904/22/2019
DE-FOA-0001976FY 2019 SBIR/STTR Phase II Release 2PAMS-SC03/04/201904/23/2019
BOR-DO-19-F005WaterSMART Grants: Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects for Fiscal Year 2019DOI-BOR01/24/201904/24/2019
EDAP2018FY18 Economic Development Assistance Programs: Public Works and Economic Adjustment AssistanceDOC-EDA07/02/2018Open
693JJ319NF-NSFLTPNationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP)DOT-FHWA10/04/2018Open

Again this is just the tip of the iceberg regarding federal resources that can support a comprehensive regional strategy. We can help you find the rest of that iceburg.


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