EDA Announces Availability of $587 Million to Aid Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters

*Provided by the EDA

“EDA has a long history of successfully supporting disaster recovery and resiliency efforts. EDA’s role in disaster recovery is to facilitate the timely and effective delivery of Federal economic development assistance to support long-term community economic recovery planning and project implementation, redevelopment and resiliency. EDA is uniquely positioned to coordinate regional disaster recovery efforts in partnership with its extensive network of Economic Development Districts (EDDs), University Centers, institutions of higher education and other partners in designated impact areas. EDA has published the FY19 Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity making $587 available to eligible grantees serving communities with a Presidentially declared major disaster in 2018, and Floods and Tornadoes in 2019. Funding to eligible parties for 2017 Presidentially Declared Disasters is also available. Information about major disaster declarations can be found on the FEMA website. EDA has published the FY18 Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)making $587 million available to eligible grantees in communities where a Presidential declaration of a major disaster was issued under the Stafford Act as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, wildfires and other natural disasters in 2017.”

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2019-08-13T14:32:55+00:00August 13th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|