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Fraud Alert

EDA has become aware of a telephone/email scam in which the perpetrator claims that the victim has won an EDA award and needs to provide personal information and a processing fee to claim it. Please note that EDA does not provide grants or other forms of financial assistance or benefits (including unemployment benefits) to individuals and does not ask individuals to disclose personal information. In addition, EDA does not require applicants to submit a processing or other fee. EDA grants can only be obtained by following the procedures described in the Notices of Funding Opportunities provided for the programs below.

If you believe you have been the victim of one of these scams, or for more information, please read the following notice.

For more details, please refer to the individual program pages below for any applicable deadlines, NOFOs, and additional information. Please note that all applications must be submitted through Grants.gov or EDA's EDGE system for consideration. If you have any questions or are looking for additional support, please contact the relevant Economic Development Representative for your state or district.

Find more information on EDA's Funding Opportunities and Resources (PDF).

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Fiscal Year 2021-2023 EDA Planning and Local Technical Assistance Program

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a continuing basis and processed as received. This Planning and Local Technical Assistance opportunity will remain in effect until superseded by a future announcement.
Through its Planning and Local Technical Assistance programs, EDA assists eligible recipients in developing economic development plans and studies designed to build capacity and guide the economic prosperity and resiliency of an area or region.

Fiscal Year 2021-2023 Research and National Technical Assistance (RNTA) Notice of Funding Opportunity

Application Deadline: There are no submission deadlines under this NOFO. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the termination of this NOFO or publication of a superseding RNTA NOFO.
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has published the Fiscal Year 2021-2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Research and National Technical Assistance projects. This NOFO makes $1.5 million available for Research and Evaluation (R&E) projects and $1.0 million available for National Technical Assistance (NTA) projects.

Fiscal Year 2023 Disaster Supplemental

Application Deadline: There are no application deadlines and the agency will accept proposals on a rolling basis until the publication of a new PWEAA NOFO, cancellation of this NOFO, or all funds are obligated.
The U.S Economic Development Administration is now accepting applications through the Fiscal Year 2023 Disaster Supplemental Funding Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The awards are designed to support those regions impacted by Hurricanes Ian and Fiona, wildfires, flooding and other natural disasters (2021-2022). 

Fiscal Year 2023 Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance (PWEAA) Application Submission and Program Requirements

Application Deadline: There are no application submission deadlines. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new PWEAA Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), cancellation of this PWEAA NOFO, or all available funds have been expended. EDA intends to review applications expeditiously upon receipt of the complete application.
Under this NOFO EDA outlines application submission requirements and review procedures for applications received under EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) programs, as authorized under the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, as amended (42 U.S.C. § 3121 et seq.).

Recompete Pilot Program Phase 2

Application Deadline:
The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has published the Recompete Pilot Program Phase 2 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to award Implementation Grants to Recompete Finalists to create renewed economic opportunity in economically distressed communities to create and connect people to good jobs. Implementation Grants can fund a wide range of implementation activities across workforce development, business and entrepreneur development, infrastructure, and additional planning, predevelopment, or technical assistance.

Tech Hubs Program Phase 2

Application Deadline:
The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has published the Tech Hubs Program Phase 2 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to award Implementation Grants to Tech Hubs Designees to help propel the designees’ chosen geography into self-sustaining global competitiveness in a key technology area. Implementation Grants can fund a wide range of non-construction and construction activities that aim to increase regional capacity to demonstrate, deploy, and commercialize innovative technology products and services across four broad categories: workforce development, business and entrepreneur development, technology maturation, and infrastructure. This large suite of eligible activities is designed to meet the individual needs of a particular region and what it specifically needs to catalyze it becoming a sustainable, globally competitive Tech Hub in its consortium’s selected core technology area.