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EDA: Supporting Entrepreneurship as a Key Driver of Economic Opportunity and Job Growth in Baltimore. [Read More]

Secretary Pritzker Delivers Remarks at the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Summit. [Read More]

Assistant Secretary Jay Williams Spotlights Administration POWER grants in Kentucky. [Read More]

Assistant Secretary Williams announces $600,000 POWER grant to the Coalfield Development Center to help strengthen the economy in Williamson, WV. [Read More]

EDA invests $2M to support manufacturing in Brooklyn Navy Yard. [Read More]

Assistant Secretary Williams announces EDA grant to boost arts-based entrepreneurship on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. [Read More]

Deputy Assistant Sec. Erskine announces $300,000 EDA grant to Propeller Inc. to support the growth of regional entrepreneurship in the water cluster through its Water Accelerator program. [Read More]

Message to EDA from President Barack Obama [View Message (PDF)]

Assistant Secretary Jay Williams joined LA County Supervisor Solis at the University of Southern California to discuss the future of the biotech corridor and jobs [Read More]

What is Economic Development?

Economic Development creates the conditions for economic growth and improved quality of life by expanding the capacity of individuals, firms, and communities to maximize the use of their talents and skills to support innovation, lower transaction costs, and responsibly produce and trade valuable goods and services.

Economic Development requires effective, collaborative institutions focused on advancing mutual gain for the public and the private sector. Economic Development is essential to ensuring our economic future.