How to apply...
Following invitation by the Agency, submit a formal application to the appropriate EDA Regional office and a copy to the EDA Economic Development Representative for the State. Applications must be cleared by the State's Intergovernmental Review Process as authorized under Executive Order 12372.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
The EDA Assistant Secretary approves initial grant awards to District organizations and Native Americans. EDA Regional Directors approve all other grants as well as amendments to previously approved grants.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.