Funding Agency

NBRC - Economic & Infrastructure Development (EID) Program


Funding Agency

Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC)


Federal Agency

Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC)

Agency Overview

NBRC is a federal-state partnership for economic and community development in portions of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. Each year, NBRC provides federal funds for critical economic and community development projects throughout the northeast. These investments lead to new jobs being created and leverages substantial private sector investments. Since 2008, the NBRC federal-state partnership has provided federal grants to employment generating projects that have helped reduce poverty, unemployment, and outmigration.

Program Name

NBRC - Economic & Infrastructure Development (EID) Program


Program Overview

EID 2020:

  • $4.5 million for projects in each State.
  • Up to a $1,000,000 maximum award to eligible infrastructure projects. Up to a $350,000 maximum award for all other types of eligible projects.
  • Awards require up to a 50% match depending on the level of economic and demographic distress.
  • Funds can be used as match for leveraging other federal grant funds, only up to 80% of the total project. There always needs to be a 20% non-federal match.

Agency Contact

Please contact NBRC's Executive Director Rich Grogan, rgrogan@nbrc.gov, for more information.

Program Purpose
  • Planning (e.g., feasibility)
  • Broadband Infrastructure (e.g., construction)
Eligible Recipients
  • State and Local Governments
  • Tribal Entities
  • Non-Profit Organizations

Agency Contact

Please contact NBRC's Executive Director Rich Grogan, rgrogan@nbrc.gov, for more information.

FY2019 Funding Amount

$20,000,000

FY2020 Funding Amount

$25,000,000

Brief Program Description

EID 2020: $4.5 million for projects in each State and up to a $1,000,000 maximum award to eligible infrastructure projects. Up to a $350,000 maximum award for all other types of eligible projects.

Agency
  • Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC)

Funding Name NBRC - Economic & Infrastructure Development (EID) Program

Funding Image

NBRC