Springfield Economic Empowerment Project (SDG)

*2023 Strategy Development Grant Recipient

Application Title: Springfield Economic Empowerment Project (SDG)

Lead Applicant: City of Springfield

State(s) Served: Illinois

Applicant-Defined Region: 12 census tracts in the City of Springfield, Illinois

Contact: Sai Joshi (sai.joshi@springfield.il.us)

Springfield Economic Empowerment Project, led by the City of Springfield, will serve the 12 census tracts with the most acute prime-age employment gap within the Springfield, Illinois metro area. Activities include hiring a Recompete Plan Coordinator and Economic Development Officer and supporting strategic implementation planning.

Strategy Development Grant Narrative (PDF)

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