FY 2016 EDA University Center Economic Development Program Competition - Philadelphia Regional Office

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FY 2016 EDA University Center Economic Development Program Competition - Philadelphia Regional Office: This FFO announces the availability of funding for EDA's FY 2016 University Center Economic Development Program Competition. This program funds initiatives that are focused on advancing regional commercialization efforts, entrepreneurship, innovation, business expansion in a region's innovation cluster, and a high-skilled regional workforce. EDA solicits competitive applications from accredited institutions of higher education and from consortia of accredited institutions of higher education that are located in and have programs targeting only geographic areas served by EDA's Chicago and Philadelphia Regional Offices.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2016 EDA University Center Economic Development Program Competition - Philadelphia Regional Office
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Grant Categories: Other Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EDA-PHI-TA-PRO-2016-2004818
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.303
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 31st, 2016
Original Application Deadline: May 31st, 2016
Posted Date: March 31st, 2016
Creation Date: March 31st, 2016
Archive Date: June 30th, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $80,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: March 31st, 2016
Category Explanation
EDA’s mission is to lead the Federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for economic growth and success in the worldwide economy. EDA fulfills this mission through strategic investments and partnerships that create the regional economic ecosystems required to foster globally competitive regions throughout the United States. Regional collaboration is essential for economic recovery and advancement because regions encompass the centers of growth and competition in the new global economy. EDA recognizes that institutions of higher education are critical players in the development of vibrant economic ecosystems. The purpose of EDA’s University Center Economic Development Program is to assist institutions of higher education and consortia of institutions of higher education in establishing and operating University Centers specifically focused on leveraging university assets to build regional economic ecosystems that support high-growth entrepreneurship.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.eda.gov/funding-opportunities/
Grant Announcement Contact
Chivas Grannum
cgrannum@eda.gov
215-597-8723
cgrannum@eda.gov
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