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Seed Fund Support Grant Competition

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EDA’s Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program awards grants that build regional capacity to translate innovations into jobs through the formation, launch, and growth of early-stage seed capital funds.

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Seed Fund Support Grant Competition Awards

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RIS Highlights

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