The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has released a notice of grant opportunities for its economic development assistance programs for FY2014. EDA is soliciting applications for construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under its Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.
The next four funding cycle deadlines are: December 13, 2013, for funding cycle 2 of FY 2014; March 14, 2014, for funding cycle 3 of FY 2014; June 13, 2014, for funding cycle 4 of FY 2014 ; and October 17, 2014, for funding cycle 1 of FY 2015. Please see section IV.C. of this FFO for more information on application deadlines under this announcement
Community Facilities serves non-profits and public bodies located in service areas of up to 20,000 in population. Use our loans and grants to renovate, repair, purchase or construct buildings which house community services. You may purchase equipment for community facilities. If you have a capital need, consider USDA Rural Development. The grant cycle is open throughout the year. For more information visit the USDA website. In addition, workshops will be held in Concord on January 15th at 1 p.m. at the USDA Service Center at 10 Ferry Street, Suite 218, and in Conway on January 23rd at 1 p.m. at the USDA Service Center at 73 Main Street. The workshops are designed to provide non-profits, community officials and local leaders with the tools and resources needed to complete an application for the Rural Development Community Facilities Grant and Loan Program. For pre-registration, email Karen A. Demers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (603) 223-6045.
Applications Due April 1, 2014.
USDA Rural Development anticipates the availability of $177,000.for the fiscal year 2014 Rural Enterprise Grant program. Eligible applicants for grant funds include non-profits, municipalities, development corporations, & state agencies.
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