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Funding Opportunities

University Center Economic Development Program Competition

Last week, The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced its FY 2011 University Center Economic Development Program competition to promote bottom-up regional strategies that help foster business expansion and job creation in EDA's Chicago and Philadelphia regions.

Accredited institutions of higher education, including community colleges, or a consortium of accredited institutions of higher education are eligible to apply for funding. EDA will make awards of approximately $1.1 million in the Chicago region and $1.4 million in the Philadelphia region. Annual awards for the University Centers selected in past years generally have been in the range of $80,000 to $200,000.

The Federal Funding Opportunity deadline is June 30, 2011.

Click here to read the press release

Click here to register for today's webinar at 4:00pm ET.


EDA University Center Webinar

EDA's FY 2011 University Center Economic Development Program

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Time: 4:00 - 4:30 pm EST

Click here to register.