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EDA Publishes FY2018 Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDAP) Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) today published the FY 2018 Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDAP) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Under this NOFO, EDA solicits applications for construction, non-construction, planning, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works program and Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) programs, which includes Assistance to Coal Communities. [...]

2018-07-03T17:25:27+00:00July 3rd, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

EDA Launches 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies Program Competition

Guided by the basic principle that sustainable economic development should be locally-driven, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) works directly with communities and regions to help them build capacity for economic development based on local business conditions. EDA’s flexible suite of programs support the implementation of locally-devised economic development strategies to address a continuum of [...]

2018-05-31T15:27:43+00:00May 31st, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

GO-Biz Shares An Overview of Opportunity Zones in California

Opportunity Zones provide a new tool for investors, fund managers and communities by utilizing privately sourced funds into eligible economic development and community reinvestment projects. The California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) shares an overview of the Opportunity Zones in California. Click here to download the Overview of Opportunity Zones in California. Learn [...]

2018-05-21T12:15:45+00:00May 21st, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

ConnectHomeUSA – Upcoming Application Period & May 8 Webinar

ConnectHomeUSA is an effort to bridge this digital divide in HUD-assisted communities around the country. Under the leadership of national nonprofit EveryoneOn and with support from HUD, ConnectHomeUSA aims to assist selected communities bring affordable digital resources to their residents so they can connect to the Internet at home and enjoy access to digital literacy, affordable devices, [...]

2018-05-07T17:06:43+00:00May 7th, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News, Events|

Small Business Development & Impact Investing White Paper

The Council of Development Finance Agencies' new Small Business Development & Impact Investing White Paper documents the potential of a collaboration between Impact Investors and high performing Development Finance Agencies (DFAs) to fill the capital gaps facing small businesses and to accelerate DFAs as a major source of capital to enable small businesses to grow, [...]

2018-05-07T11:51:43+00:00April 30th, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|