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A bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce

Programs and Initiatives

Multi-Agency Initiatives

Assistance to Coal Communities 2017 (ACC 2017)

Through ACC 2017, EDA designates a portion of its EAA funding to support communities and regions that have been negatively impacted by changes in the coal economy.

Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership

The Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership is an initiative that will help accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing and create jobs in cities across the country.

EDA Vista Corps

EDA provides funding and technical assistance to advance prosperity in distressed communities, while CNCS provides human resources in the form of “Volunteers in Service to America” (VISTAs).