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Community Economic Development (CED) Projects

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.570
Sponsor
Administration for Children and Families
Deadlines
Jul 24, 2017
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Gerald Shanklin
855.792.6551
ocsgrants@acf.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Bridget Shea Westfall
855.792.6551
ocsgrants@acf.hhs.gov

Purpose

The Community Economic Development (CED) program provides funding for projects aimed at business development opportunities and creating employment for low-income individuals located in geographic areas with a demonstrated need. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.

Funds can be used for construction and non-construction purposes, and business start-up and expansion activities. Examples of past projects include:

  • Expansion or construction of a community health center
  • Senior outreach services
  • Establishment of a satellite clinic
  • Development of supermarkets or healthy foods businesses
  • Workforce redevelopment program
  • Learning centers
Eligibility

To be eligible for the CED program, an applicant must meet all 3 conditions:

  1. Applicant must be a private, nonprofit Community Development Corporation (CDC) with 501(c)(3) status
  2. Applicant must have articles of incorporation, bylaws, or other official documents demonstrating that the CDC has as a principal purpose of planning, developing, or managing low-income housing or community development activities
  3. The Board of Directors must have representation from each of the following: community residents, business leaders, and civic leaders.
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $800,000
Award floor: $100,000
Expected number of Awards: 22
Total program funding: $17,200,000

Application process

Links to the application and full announcement are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Healthcare facilities



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