EDD and CEDS Evaluation Research Project

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EDD and CEDS Evaluation Research Project: EDA's Planning Program is one of six economic development assistance programs the agency operates under PWEDA. Under the Planning Program EDA provides assistance to eligible recipients to create regional economic development plans in order to stimulate and guide the economic development efforts of a community or region. As part of the Planning Program, EDA supports Partnership Planning investments to Economic Development Districts (EDDs) to facilitate the development, implementation, revision, or replacement of Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS). Pursuant to its NTA Program, EDA is soliciting applications for an economic development research project to evaluate the effectiveness of EDA's EDD Partnership Planning Program and to complete an assessment of EDDs' CEDS documents.
Federal Grant Title: EDD and CEDS Evaluation Research Project
Federal Agency Name: Economic Development Administration
Grant Categories: Other Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EDA072709RESEARCH
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.312
CFDA Descriptions: Research and Evaluation Program
Current Application Deadline: Sep 08, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Sep 08, 2009
Posted Date: Jul 27, 2009
Creation Date: Jul 27, 2009
Archive Date: Nov 15, 2009
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $460,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
The Economic Development Administration's (EDA) mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. Through its National Technical Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation (NTA) Program, EDA works towards fulfilling its mission by funding research and technical assistance projects to promote the competitiveness and innovation of distressed rural and urban regions throughout the United States and its territories. By working in conjunction with its research partners, EDA assists States, local governments, and community-based organizations to achieve their highest economic potential.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Pursuant to EDA's authorizing legislation, the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, as ameded (PWEDA), eligible applicants for and recipients of EDA investment assistance include a District Organization; an Indian Tribe or a consortium of Indian Tribes; a State; a city or other political subdivision of a State, including a special purpose unit of a State or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; an institution of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; and a public or private non-profit organization or association.
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