Tag: EDA

CAPCOG urges local governments to seek EDA ARPA funding

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CAPCOG’s Community and Economic Development Division is urging local governments to apply to the Economic Development Administration’s Economic Adjustment Assistance program as soon as possible before it closes in March. The program is one of EDA’s American Rescue Plan Act

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CAPCOG, ARMA submit for Build Back Better funding

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CAPCOG’s Capital Area Economic Development District (CAEDD) board developed one of likely hundreds of regional Build Back Better project applications in October working with the Austin Regional Manufacturers Association (ARMA) as the lead institution. Taking a goal from the CAEDD’s

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EDA releases American Rescue Plan funding opportunities

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CAPCOG is encouraging jurisdictions in the 10-county region to apply for the EDA American Rescue Plan funding opportunities that are most applicable to individual jurisdictions such as the Economic Adjustment Assistance Program and the Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Program.

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Webinars prepare local governments for EDA American Rescue Plan funding

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The CAPCOG Community and Economic Development Division in early July hosted its first webinar of a three-part series aimed at preparing communities to apply for U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) American Rescue Plan Act funding. The next webinars will be

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CAPCOG urges communities to prepare for EDA rescue funds

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The CAPCOG Community and Economic Development Division began working with communities to develop potential project ideas for applications for the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) American Rescue Plan funding opportunity ahead of its anticipated May notification of funding. It also is

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Economic development strategy focuses on workforce development, resiliency

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Workforce development will continue to be one of the four themes in the newly-adopted 2020-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), the regional economic development plan developed by the Capital Area Economic Development District board (CAEDD) to guide project development and

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CAPCOG assists with 24 EDA Cares Act recovery applications

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“The EDA CARES grant has been the most competitive grant cycle I’ve seen in years,” said Rachel Steele, CAPCOG economic and community development director, noting $236 million was allocated to a five-state area including Texas. During a six-month period, CAPCOG

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EDA awards Marble Falls $2.5 M grant, CAPCOG gets COVID-19 recovery funding

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded Marble Falls a $2.5 million grant for the design and engineering of a new waste-water plant. CAPCOG assisted the city in obtaining the funding through EDA’s Economic Adjustment Assistance Program for disaster relief

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CAPCOG prepares communities for EDA CARES Act grant

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CAPCOG, as the region’s representative of the Economic Development Administration (EDA), is providing technical assistance to local jurisdictions to maximize chances of receiving CARES Act economic recovery funds. The EDA will begin accepting grant applications in July; eligible applicants include

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2020-25 Capital Area regional economic plan takes shape

CAPCOG, in its capacity as the Capital Area Economic Development District (CAEDD), is developing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) required by the Economic Development Administration. The CEDS is a five-year, regional economic plan. During the past few months, a

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