Funding guide

EDA - FY 2018 EDA Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity (FY18 Disaster Supplemental NO FO)


Broadband Funding Guide

U.S. Department of Commerce

Economic Development Administration


Federal Agency

Economic Development Administration (EDA)

Agency Overview

EDA provides economic development grants that help communities and regions develop or improve assets so that businesses can successfully form, grow, and innovate.

Program Name

FY 2018 EDA Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity (FY18 Disaster Supplemental NO FO)

Program Overview

FY 2018 EDA Disaster Supplemental - Under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (PL 115-123), Congress appropriated to EDA $600 million in additional Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) Program funds for disaster relief and recovery as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, wildfires, and other calendar year 2017 natural disasters under the Stafford Act.

Program Purpose
  • Planning (e.g. feasibility)
  • Broadband Infrastructure (e.g. construction)
  • Digital Skills Training
  • Smart Cities
  • Other: District Organization of an EDA-designated Economic Development District (EDD)
Eligible Recipients
  • Libraries
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • State and Local Governments
  • Tribal Entities
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Rural Recipients
  • Other: District Organization of an EDA-designated Economic Development District (EDD)

Agency Contact

Please contact your local economic development representative (based on the location of the proposed project) at https://www.eda.gov/contact/

Funding Type

Grant

FY2018 Funding Amount

$600,000,000