Economic Development Administration (EDA or the Agency), U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), and the American Rescue Plan Act
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, tribes, and district organizations for economic development planning projects during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Applicants are advised that required registrations take several weeks to finalize. Funding is intended for statewide planning and research and communities of practice projects.
Subject to the availability of funds, awards made under this NOFO will help develop coordinated state-wide plans for economic development and data, tools, and institutional capacity to evaluate and scale evidence-based economic development efforts, including through communities of practice and provision of technical assistance among existing and new EDA grantees.
The ARPA Statewide Planning, Research, and Networks NOFO is part of EDA’s multi-phase effort to respond to the coronavirus pandemic as directed by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Specifically, this NOFO seeks to build regional economies for the future through two primary avenues: a) Statewide Planning and b) Research and Networks.
For a list of eligible activities for Statewide Planning, see page 5 of the NOFO in Attached Files, below.
For more information about Research and Communities of Practice Challenge, see page 6 of the NOFO in Attached Files, below.
Additional Program Information can be found on page 9 of the NOFO in Attached Files, below.
GrantWatch ID#: 197712
Expected Number of Awards: 20
- Award Ceiling: $6,000,000
- Award Floor: $200,000
EDA’s American Rescue Plan appropriations are available for making awards through September 30, 2022, though performance under the award may extend to no later than September 30, 2027.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Atlanta Regional Office
H. Philip Paradice, Jr., Regional Director
401 West Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1820
Atlanta, GA 30308-3510
(404) 730-3002 Main Office
(404) 730-3025 Fax
Austin Regional Office
Jorge Ayala, Regional Director
903 San Jacinto, Suite 206
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 381-8150 Main Office
(512) 499-0478 Fax
Chicago Regional Office
Susan Brehm, Regional Director
230 South Dearborn Street, Suite 3280
Chicago, IL 60604-1512
(312) 353-8143 Main Office
(312) 353-8575 Fax
Denver Regional Office
Angela Belden Martinez, Regional Director
1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 431
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 844-4715 Main Office
(303) 844-3968 Fax
Philadelphia Regional Office
Linda Cruz-Carnall, Regional Director
Robert N.C. Nix Federal Building
900 Market Street, Room 602
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 597-4603 Main Office
(215) 597-1063 Fax
Seattle Regional Office
Maeia Sellers, Regional Director
Jackson Federal Building
915 Second Avenue, Room 1890
Seattle, WA 98174-1001
(206) 220-7660 Main Office
(206) 220-7669 Fax
For state contacts, see page 31 of the NOFO in Attached Files, below.
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Opportunity for California nonprofit organizations, for-profits, and social enterprises to participate in an initiative that promotes the advancement of the health and wellness of marginalized communities in eligible locations. Participants in the program will take part
Grants to Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs that promote the humanities in local communities. Certain applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to a full grant application. All applicants are advised to contact Foundation staff prior to submitting a pro
Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community benefit initiatives. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority is given to addressing the needs of low-income youth, children, and their families. The funding source s
Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga
Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.
Grants to USA and territories community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations to provide services to children with special health care needs. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete
Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects and capital campaigns that address community needs. Applicants requesting support for a capital campaign are asked to contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Projects are e
Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to support entrance into mergers or acquisitions. Funding is intended to support reorganizations that result in well-maintained or improved services or financial savings. The Foundation encourages transformati