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EDA Funding for 2017 Disasters

Check out the grants that EDA has made to date through its 2018 Disaster Supplemental Appropriation for 2017 Major Disasters. This information will be updated monthly. You can also learn more by reading some of our latest disaster-related grant press releases. And check out EDA’s Disaster News Clips!

See information about EDA’s 2019 Disaster Supplemental NOFO.

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Damaged boats in the U.S. Virgin Islands during 2017 hurricanes on shore in Long Reef - FEMA News Photo


Under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (PL 115-123) (PDF), Congress appropriated to EDA $600 million in additional Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) Program funds for disaster relief and recovery as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, wildfires and other calendar year 2017 natural disasters under the Stafford Act.

Notice of Funding Opportunity

EDA is awarding $587 million in grants to eligible entities to address economic challenges in disaster-impacted areas. These grants will support disaster recovery activities in areas receiving a major disaster designation as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and wildfires and other 2017 natural disasters. EDA disaster grants will be made by regional offices under the Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) program, which can support a wide range of construction and non-construction activities. Through this program, EDA can support disaster recovery planning strategies as well as the implementation of disaster recovery projects. Projects, among other things, must have a nexus to applicable disaster recovery and resilience efforts and be consistent with at least one of the DOC Disaster Recovery Investment Priorities. EDA plans to accept proposals on a rolling basis until all funds are obligated.

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